Paddington at Large
Paddington takes up gardening, but soon manages to stir up more than his share of adventure and drama in the Brown household: a paw-sticking toffee disaster; a slight scorching of Father Christmas's beard.
Ever since Paddington started working in the garden, it's been a bit quieter in the Brown household. But with Paddington around, things never stay quiet for long. From a paw-sticking toffee disaster to a slight scorching of Father Christmas's beard, Paddington brings a splash of adventure to every day.
Paddington at Large is the fifth 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 paper-over-board edition of the classic novel contains the original text by Michael Bond and illustrations by Peggy Fortnum.
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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