Paddington Takes the Test
Paddington takes a driving test. In his spare time, he also manages to get himself sawed in half at a magic show. Before the story ends, Paddington finds himself working as a model at a local art studio.
176 pages, paperback.
The classic novelnow available in paperback!
Only a bear like Paddington could find himself taking a driving test by mistake, becoming a model at an art school, or being sawed in half at a magic show. No matter what adventures await, Paddington always comes through with flying colors.
First published in 1979, Paddington Takes the Testis the seventh novel by Michael Bond chronicling the adventures of this classic character. Paddington has warmed the hearts of generations of readers with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures. This brand-new paperback edition of the classic novel contains the original text by Michael Bond and illustrations by Peggy Fortnum.
For over fifty years, children of all ages have enjoyed reading about the madcap adventures of the hapless bear known as Paddington. Each of the seven volumes features Paddington caught up in some unfortunate yet amusing set of circumstances, and at least in most cases, he manages to avert disaster by the skin of his cold nose. One thing is for sure, most readers will quickly discover that life is never dull when Paddington Bear arrives on the scene. This series works equally well as read-aloud stories for younger children or as independent reading material for older students. Each volume in the series has large print, and several simple but pleasing black & white line drawings. 168 pgs, pb. ~ Mike
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