A Bear Called Paddington Author:Michael Bond Paddington first charmed American audiences forty years ago. Now a new generation will surely be won over by Paddington"s particular brand of preposterous humor and gentle satire. The Browns first meet Paddington on a railway platform in London. He is sitting on a battered suitcase, wearing an odd-looking hat and a sign around his neck that read... more »s, "Please look after this bear. Thank you." And that is just what they do, unaware that home will never be the same once Paddington becomes a member of the family.« less
If you have not met Paddington Bear (child or adult reader) you've missed out on one of life's happy times. Paddington Bear, from deepest Peru, goes on his own way kindly, happily and constantly getting in a fix. His adoptive English family, The Browns, are glad they have him and a bit flummoxed.