Paddington’s Finest Hour (Harp027) ペーパーバック – 2018/4/5
Praise for Paddington’s Finest Hour:
“…a delight throughout…” Financial Times
Praise for Love From Paddington:
“…a jolly ride through the best of the Paddington tales” The Times
“…a delightful collection…” Sunday Express
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
Michael Bond was born in Newbury, Berkshire on 13 January 1926 and educated at Presentation College, Reading. He served in the Royal Air Force and the British Army before working as a cameraman for BBC TV for 19 years. In 2015, Michael was awarded a CBE for his services to children’s literature, to add to the OBE he received in 1997. Michael died in 2017, leaving behind one of the great literary legacies of our time.
R. W. Alley has illustrated many children’s books. he lives in Rhode Island, USA, with is wife and two children.
Peggy Fortnum was born in 1919 in Harrow, England, the youngest of six children. She graduated from the Central School of Art in London after the war interrupted her studies at Tunbridge Wells Art School, then worked as an art teacher, painter and textile designer before becoming a full-time book illustrator.