Paddington has warmed the hearts of generations of listeners with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures. This is a new edition of the classic novel and contains the original text by Michael Bond.
Somehow Paddington always manages to find himself in strange situations. From a squishy miscommunication involving oysters and public transit to a case of mistaken identity, there’s never a dull moment when a certain bear is around!
Paddington Races Ahead is the thirteenth classic novel about Michael Bond’s beloved classic character, Paddington Bear.
About the Author
Michael Bond is the author of all the books about Paddington Bear. His first book, A Bear Called Paddington, was published in 1958. In 1997, he was awarded the Order of the British Empire for services to children's literature. In 2007, he was made an honorary doctor of letters by Reading University. Paddington's creator is still writing and lives in London, England, not far from Paddington Station, where it all began.
Jim Broadbent, in addition to his stage work with the Royal Shakespeare Company, has starred in such films as The Crying Game, Bridget Jones' Diary, Topsy-Turvy, Moulin Rouge, and won an Oscar for his role in Iris.