A Bear Called Paddington (Hardcover)

By Michael Bond

Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 9780547133515, 144pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2008



In 1958, the story of a little bear found in London’s Paddington Station wearing the sign “Please look after this bear” was first published and has been beloved by children around the world ever since. At the time of its publication, one reviewer said, “It should be compulsory reading for all children from six to sixty.” This deluxe anniversary edition includes full-color art throughout by the original artist, Peggy Fortnum.

Praise For A Bear Called Paddington

June 11, 2008 The Washington Post