Funny Paddington Stories

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What to expect

Paddington Bear has been delighting adults and children alike with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures for over sixty years. Here you can listen to seven hilarious Paddington stories, read by Stephen Fry and Jim Broadbent.

Paddington is now a major movie star!

Paddington Bear had travelled all the way from Darkest Peru when the Brown family first met him on Paddington station. Since then their lives have never been quite the same… for ordinary things become quite extraordinary when a bear called Paddington is around.

This fun-filled collection brings together seven laugh-out-loud stories:

Paddington (Text copyright © Michael Bond 1998, 2007)
Paddington at the Zoo (Text copyright © Michael Bond 1984)
Paddington at the Palace (Text copyright © Michael Bond 1986)
Paddington and the Marmalade Maze (Text copyright © Michael Bond 1987)
Paddington Goes for Gold (Text copyright © Michael Bond 2012)
Paddington in the Garden (Text copyright © Michael Bond 2002, 2008)
Paddington and the Grand Tour (Text copyright © Michael Bond 2003)

Critics Review

  • Praise for the Paddington series:

    ‘I’ve always had great respect for Paddington…He is a British institution.’ Stephen Fry

    ‘Paddington has joined Pooh as one of the great bears of English children’s literature.’ The Teacher

    ‘Michael Bond’s accident-prone bear…has become one of the most enduring of children’s characters.’ The Bookseller

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