Paddington at Large

by Michael Bond

Other authorsPeggy Fortnum (Illustrator)
Hardcover, 2016

Status

Available

Local notes

Fic Bon

Collection

Publication

HarperCollins (2016), 176 pages. $9.99.

Description

There'll always be an England, but the old place has never been quite the same since the Brown children came across a small lost bear in London's Paddington Station. Whether tinkering with the neighbor's lawn mower or experimenting in the kitchen, Paddington has a knack for finding trouble.In this new edition of Paddington at Large, the well-meaning bear with a talent for trouble continues to fill the lives of the Brown family with unexpected adventures that will delight the multitude of Paddington fans.

Language

Original language

English

Original publication date

1962

Physical description

176 p.; 5 inches

ISBN

0062312243 / 9780062312242

Barcode

53

User reviews

LibraryThing member saroz
It's hard to say that the Paddington books are getting lazy by this point, but they certainly are becoming a bit rote. Free of any overarching theme, Paddington wanders like a preschool Monsieur Hulot from one situation to another, with only very loose links. The Browns seem to have been reduced to even more of a Greek chorus than usual in this one, standing aside or watching from afar as Paddington is rushed to hospital, lost in a department store (again), or - in the best chapter - playing as a contestant on a television game show. By this point, we all know he's going to come out all right in the end.… (more)

Pages

176

Rating

(49 ratings; 4)
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