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A Bear Called Paddington | [Michael Bond]

A Bear Called Paddington

"A bear on Paddington Station?" said Mrs Brown in amazement. "Don't be silly - there can't be." The Browns first met Paddington on a railway station - Paddington station, in fact. He had travelled all the way from Darkest Peru with only a jar of marmalade, a suitcase and his hat. The Browns soon found that Paddington was a very unusual bear.
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Publisher's Summary

"A bear on Paddington Station?" said Mrs Brown in amazement. "Don't be silly - there can't be."

The Browns first met Paddington on a railway station - Paddington station, in fact. He had travelled all the way from Darkest Peru with only a jar of marmalade, a suitcase, and his hat.

The Browns soon found that Paddington was a very unusual bear. Ordinary things - like having a bath, travelling underground or going to the seaside - became quite extraordinary, if a bear called Paddington was involved.

©2008 Michael Bond; (P)2008 HarperCollins Publishers

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  • Jane
    Sheffield, United Kingdom
    5/1/11
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    "Fabulous"

    It's lovely to hear the full version of the Paddington stories, which are so beautifully written and funny for children and adults alike. And Stephen Fry is the perfect reader for these stories - dry, witty, well-timed. He differentiates each voice very clearly without going over the top. One to enjoy in the car on a long journey again and again and again.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Mel
    7/7/14
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    "Love it!!"
    What made the experience of listening to A Bear Called Paddington the most enjoyable?

    Love listening to this book after a hard day and when I don't want to think about big stuff before going to sleep. I revert back to childhood, and listen to the stories of this funny little bear.


    What other book might you compare A Bear Called Paddington to, and why?

    Good old fashioned story telling. You might also like the mr men collection and the wombles


    What about Stephen Fry’s performance did you like?

    Can't imagine anyone better to read this audiobook. His performance is wonderful, portraying all the characters with ease.


    Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I forgot what a funny little bear Paddington is, with his aversion to baths and his sidekick Mr Gruber


    Any additional comments?

    Great audiobook for adults and children alike.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Sue
    TOTNES, United Kingdom
    3/5/14
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    "Wonderful stories for old and young."
    If you could sum up A Bear Called Paddington in three words, what would they be?

    Wonderful childhood experience


    What was one of the most memorable moments of A Bear Called Paddington?

    Paddington with marmalade sandwiches under his hat.


    Which scene did you most enjoy?

    Paddington flooding the bathroom when he took a bath.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Wendy
    Brunswick, Australia
    12/4/11
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    "A perfect combination"

    The slightly sly humour of the Paddington stories delivered by the master of sly humour - it's a match made in Heaven. Stephen Fry is the perfect person to capture the essence of Paddington.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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