Paddington Abroad

Paddington Abroad

by Michael Bond, Peggy Fortnum (Illustrator)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Mass market paperback, 176 pages
List Price: $9.99 Sale Price: $8.49

When the Browns go on holiday to France, Paddington is put in charge of the "eyetinnery." But even with the whole trip planned down to the last marmalade sandwich, somehow Paddington takes the family off the beaten path on a voyage no one could forget. With Paddington in charge, one should always plan on a little bit of adventure!

First published in 1961, Paddington Abroad is the fourth novel by Michael Bond chronicling the adventures of this classic character. Paddington has warmed the hearts of generations of readers with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures. This brand-new paper-over-board edition of the classic novel contains the original text by Michael Bond and illustrations by Peggy Fortnum. It includes these stories:

  1. Paddington Prepares – Mr Brown announces a holiday in France.
  2. A Visit to the Bank – A misunderstanding causes uproar at the bank.
  3. Trouble at the Airport – Airport officials suspect Paddington is traveling without a passport.
  4. Paddington Saves the Day – The Browns' car gets a puncture and Mr Brown organizes an al-fresco meal.
  5. Paddington and the "Pardon" – Paddington takes part in a local festival.
  6. A Spot of Fishing – The Browns and Paddington go on a fishing trip and get marooned.
  7. Paddington Takes to the Road – Paddington participates in the Tour de France.
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