Paddington Takes the Air
Paddington has warmed the hearts of generations of readers with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures. This edition of the classic novel contains the original text by Michael Bond and illustrations by Peggy Fortnum.
What other bear but Paddington could find himself sent home on his first day of school? Or questioned as a prime witness in court? Or taking a crash course in water-skiing? Trust Paddington to follow his nose for adventure, with a suitcase full of marmalade sandwiches in tow!
First published in 1970,Paddington Takes the Airis the ninth classic novel about Michael Bond's beloved classic character, Paddington Bear.
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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