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Michael Bond (1) (1926–2017)

Autor(a) de A Bear Called Paddington

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About the Author

Thomas Michael Bond was born in Newbury, Berkshire, England on January 13, 1926. He dropped out of school at the age of 14. During World War II, he served in both the Royal Air Force and the British Army. He sold his first short story in 1945 to the magazine London Opinion. Over the next decade, he mostrar mais had numerous short stories published and radio plays performed. After the war, he joined the BBC Radio and later worked for BBC-TV as a cameraman from 1947 to 1965. He gave his wife a teddy bear for Christmas in 1956. She it named Paddington after the London train station near their home. His first book, A Bear Called Paddington, was published in 1958. He became a full-time author in 1965. He wrote more than 25 Paddington books including Paddington Here and Now and Paddington's Finest Hour. He chronicled his life with Paddington in his autobiography, Bears and Forebears. His other works included A Day by the Sea, Something Nasty in the Kitchen, and Monsieur Pamplemousse and the Carbon Footprint. He was made an officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1997 and then a commander of the order in 2015, for services to children's literature. He died after a short illness on June 27, 2017 at the age of 91. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos


Obras por Michael Bond

A Bear Called Paddington (1958) 4,036 exemplares
Paddington (1998) 1,733 exemplares
More About Paddington (1959) 1,231 exemplares
Paddington dá Uma Ajuda (1960) 1,174 exemplares
Paddington at Large (1962) 1,037 exemplares
Paddington Abroad (1961) 793 exemplares
Paddington at Work (1966) 790 exemplares
Paddington Marches On (1964) 747 exemplares
Paddington Goes to Town (1968) 637 exemplares
Paddington Takes the Air (1970) 548 exemplares
The Tales of Olga da Polga (1971) 534 exemplares
Paddington on Top (1974) 427 exemplares
Paddington Takes the Test (1979) 360 exemplares
Paddington at the Circus (1973) 332 exemplares
Paddington Bear in the Garden (1997) 325 exemplares
Paddington Takes to TV (1973) 324 exemplares
Paddington Sets Sail (2016) 290 exemplares
Paddington Treasury (1988) 257 exemplares
Love from Paddington (2014) 223 exemplares
Paddington and the Magic Trick (2016) 206 exemplares
Paddington at the Palace (1986) 187 exemplares
Paddington at the Tower (1973) 181 exemplares
Paddington's Day Off (2017) 180 exemplares
Paddington's ABC (1990) 170 exemplares
Paddington's Prize Picture (2017) 168 exemplares
Paddington at the Zoo (1984) 165 exemplares
Monsieur Pamplemousse (1983) 155 exemplares
Paddington's Opposites (1990) 149 exemplares
Paddington's Garden (1972) 140 exemplares
Paddington's 123 (1990) 139 exemplares
Paddington's Colors (1987) 126 exemplares
Paddington Races Ahead (2012) 121 exemplares
Paddington Plays On (2016) 109 exemplares
Olga Meets Her Match (1973) 105 exemplares
Monsieur Pamplemousse on the Spot (1986) 104 exemplares
Paddington at the Seashore (1975) 102 exemplares
Paddington at the Beach (1977) 99 exemplares
Olga Carries On (1880) 98 exemplares
Paddington's Storybook (1974) 97 exemplares
Paddington and the Grand Tour (2003) 95 exemplares
Paddington and the Marmalade Maze (1600) 93 exemplares
Paddington on Screen (1981) 88 exemplares
Paddington's Finest Hour (2017) 83 exemplares
Paddington Bear All Day (1998) 80 exemplares
Michael Bond's Book of Bears (1971) 80 exemplares
Paddington at the Fair (1985) 74 exemplares
Paddington's Lucky Day (1974) 71 exemplares
Paddington Takes a Bath (1976) 70 exemplares
Paddington at the Carnival (1600) 70 exemplares
Monsieur Pamplemousse Aloft (1989) 69 exemplares
The Great Big Paddington Book (1976) 69 exemplares
Paddington the Artist (1998) 62 exemplares
Here Comes Thursday! (1966) 60 exemplares
The Adventures of Paddington (1965) 60 exemplares
Olga Takes Charge (1982) 58 exemplares
Paddington Goes to the Sales (1862) 57 exemplares
Paddington's New Room (1745) 57 exemplares
Paddington Minds the House (1986) 53 exemplares
Paddington Bear Goes to Market (1998) 51 exemplares
Paddington at the Station (1761) 51 exemplares
Paddington Goes Shopping (1973) 47 exemplares
Paddington's Busy Day (1987) 43 exemplares
Paddington at the Barber Shop (2017) 42 exemplares
Monsieur Pamplemousse Stands Firm (1992) 40 exemplares
Paddington's Suitcase (1703) 40 exemplares
Paddington Goes for Gold (2012) 38 exemplares
Olga Moves House (2001) 35 exemplares
Paddington at St. Paul's (2018) 34 exemplares
Paddington Does it Himself (1977) 33 exemplares
Paddington's Birthday Party (1977) 32 exemplares
Paddington Hits Out (1977) 32 exemplares
Paddington in the Kitchen (1679) 31 exemplares
Olga Follows Her Nose (2002) 28 exemplares
Thursday Ahoy! (1969) 27 exemplares
Paddington's Magical Christmas (1986) 27 exemplares
Monsieur Pamplemousse Afloat (1998) 26 exemplares
Paddington's Art Exhibition (1985) 26 exemplares
Paddington's Pop-up Book (1977) 26 exemplares
Paddington [board book] (2018) 25 exemplares
Thursday Rides Again (1968) 25 exemplares
Paddington: A Classic Collection (1998) 23 exemplares
Monsieur Pamplemousse on Location (1992) 23 exemplares
Paddington on the River (1980) 23 exemplares
Paddington's Things I Do (1994) 22 exemplares
Paddington's First Word Book (1993) 22 exemplares
Thursday in Paris (1971) 22 exemplares
Paddington Bear: My Scrapbook (1999) 21 exemplares
Paddington's Story Book Treasury (1992) 20 exemplares
Paddington at the Rainbow's End (2009) 19 exemplares
Paddington's Guide to London (1800) 19 exemplares
Paddington at Home (1980) 18 exemplares
Monsieur Pamplemousse on Vacation (2002) 18 exemplares
A Treasury of Paddington (3-in-1) (2016) 17 exemplares
Paddington Goes to Hospital (2015) 16 exemplares
Paddington Weighs In (1980) 15 exemplares
Paddington Cleans Up (1986) 14 exemplares
Paddington's Things I Feel (1994) 14 exemplares
The Caravan Puppets (1994) 12 exemplares
Paddington and Aunt Lucy (1980) 12 exemplares
Paddington: My Book of Marmalade (2008) 12 exemplares
Paddington Goes Out (1980) 11 exemplares
The Tale of the Castle Mice (2016) 11 exemplares
Paddington Meets the Queen (1993) 10 exemplares
Something Nasty in the Kitchen (1984) 10 exemplares
Best-loved Paddington Stories (2017) 9 exemplares
Paddington Treasury With Cd (2014) 9 exemplares
Parsley the Lion (1972) 9 exemplares
Fun and Games with Paddington (1977) 8 exemplares
LEARN with Paddington (4-in-1) (1999) 8 exemplares
Paddington Bear: Lift-the-Flap (1995) 8 exemplares
Paddington in Touch (1980) 7 exemplares
Paddington at the Airport (1976) 7 exemplares
Olga Makes Her Mark (1975) 7 exemplares
Olga Makes a Wish (1975) 7 exemplares
Olga Takes a Bite (1975) 6 exemplares
Paddington Works Hard (1982) 6 exemplares
Paddington Rides On (1993) 5 exemplares
Paddington Complete Novels 1-13 (2013) 5 exemplares
Paddington Does the Decorating (1992) 5 exemplares
Paddington's Jar of Jokes (1772) 5 exemplares
Paddington Mails a Letter (1976) 5 exemplares
Paddington in Hot Water (2000) 5 exemplares
Paddington's Christmas Post (2022) 5 exemplares
Olga Counts Her Blessings (1975) 4 exemplares
L'orso Paddington (2016) 4 exemplares
Paddington: Up and About (1999) 4 exemplares
A Day by the Sea (1992) 4 exemplares
Olga's Special Day (1975) 4 exemplares
Olga's Second House (1975) 3 exemplares
Paddington Has Fun (1982) 3 exemplares
Olga Makes a Friend (1975) 3 exemplares
Paddington's Wheel Book (1986) 3 exemplares
Michael Bond's Book of Mice (1972) 3 exemplares
Olga's New Home (1975) 3 exemplares
Paddington's Disappearing Trick (1992) 3 exemplares
Paddington: en la estación (1976) 3 exemplares
Paddington and the Stately Home (1999) 3 exemplares
Paddington Puzzle and Play Book (2008) 3 exemplares
Paddington fait des trouvailles (2002) 3 exemplares
Los cuentos de Olga da Polga (1971) 2 exemplares
Les découvertes de Paddington (2003) 2 exemplares
Paddington na França (2018) 2 exemplares
Paddington: va de compras (1976) 2 exemplares
Paddington découvre Londres (2015) 2 exemplares
Paddington. Tenta Ajudar (2018) 2 exemplares
Paddington se déguise (2002) 2 exemplares
Paddington Breaks the Peace (1992) 2 exemplares
Beertje Paddington draaft door (1988) 2 exemplares
Paddington aime les surprises (2002) 2 exemplares
Paddington hos frisøren (1999) 2 exemplares
Paddington Goes to School (1986) 2 exemplares
Charlotte Parlotte (1995) 2 exemplares
Parsley Parade (1972) 2 exemplares
Paddington's have (1973) 2 exemplares
Paddington's Party Tricks (2000) 2 exemplares
Mr. Cram's Magic Bubbles (1975) 2 exemplares
Paddington heeft pech (1998) 2 exemplares
Nowe przygody Paddingtona (2017) 1 exemplar
Paddington macht Ferien (1996) 1 exemplar
Paddington, der Kstler (1999) 1 exemplar
Paddington za granicą (2017) 1 exemplar
Paddington Conjurer (1977) 1 exemplar
Cowboy Paddington 1 exemplar
Paddington en la cocina (1977) 1 exemplar
Ystme Paddington (1999) 1 exemplar
Arriva Paddington 1 exemplar
Padington 1 exemplar
Paddington et l'arc-en-ciel (2017) 1 exemplar
Paddington på ordjakt (2010) 1 exemplar
El regreso de Olga da Polga (1988) 1 exemplar
Paddington's First Book (1977) 1 exemplar
Pas de repos pour Paddington (1999) 1 exemplar
Paddington's Cartoon Book (1979) 1 exemplar
Un urs pe nume Paddington (2012) 1 exemplar
Paddington artiste (2000) 1 exemplar
Paddington en ville (2000) 1 exemplar
Paddington Buggy Book (2011) 1 exemplar
Paddington ist krank (2015) 1 exemplar
Paddington a des soucis (2001) 1 exemplar
Paddington im Zoo (1999) 1 exemplar
Olga da Polga (2015) 1 exemplar
Le Pique-nique de Paddington (2003) 1 exemplar
Paddington part 5 1 exemplar
Paddington part 4 1 exemplar
Paddington part 3 1 exemplar
Paddington part 2 1 exemplar
Paddington part 1 1 exemplar
Paddington in het ziekenhuis (2015) 1 exemplar
Les nombres (1992) 1 exemplar
A home for Paddington (1976) 1 exemplar
Paddingtons minnebok (2000) 1 exemplar
Les Vacances de Paddington (2003) 1 exemplar
PADDINGTON'S ABC AND 123. (1992) 1 exemplar
Christian to Christian (2005) 1 exemplar
The Herbs (1969) 1 exemplar
Paddington (2007) 1 exemplar
Ik ben Paddington (1992) 1 exemplar
Meet the Family 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Ten Tales of Christmas (1972) — Contribuidor — 148 exemplares
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 3, November 1974 (1974) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares
Galaxy (1970) — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares


Conhecimento Comum



First sentence: Mr and Mrs Brown first met Paddington on a railway platform.

Premise/plot: Paddington Bear has travelled all the way from darkest Peru (with the blessing of his Aunt Lucy) as a stowaway. This adorable, homeless bear is adopted by the Brown family. Judy and Jonathan are the Brown children; Mrs Bird is the housekeeper. Adventures and misadventures are had: all the time, everywhere he goes. I would say he’s less mischievous than Curious George.

My thoughts: This one was first published in 1958. It easily could have been a part of my mom’s childhood—and its sequels. Mom recently rediscovered this first book at the library. She said I HAD to read it because it’s awesome. She regretted never reading it aloud to us when we were kids. It is a great book. Perhaps not quite as quotable as Pooh, but still quotable. I will definitely be recommending this one.

“It wasn’t so much that he didn’t like baths; he really didn’t mind being covered with jam and cream. It seemed a pity to wash it all off quite so soon.” (27)

“After a few seconds he decided quite definitely that he preferred riding on an escalator. They were nice and smooth. But lifts! To start with, it was full of people carrying parcels and all so busy they had not time to notice a small bear—one woman even rested her shopping bag on his head and seemed quite surprised when Paddington pushed it off. Then suddenly half of him seemed to fall away while the other half stayed where it was. Just as he had got used to that feeling the second half of him caught up again and even overtook the first half before the doors opened. It did that four times on the way down and Paddington was glad when the man in charge said it was the ground floor and Mrs Brown led him out.” (67-8)
… (mais)
blbooks | 69 outras críticas | Jan 15, 2024 |
Whether you’re a child or an adult, this is one to try if you crave coziness.

Paddington’s an adorable little bear who loves marmalade and mostly abides by his own moral code (minus dodging the truth here and there to cover up some of his unfortunate mishaps). Especially endearing to me were his moments reminiscent of my dog, Paddington’s tendency to tumble into trouble at every turn and make an absolute mess of himself when he eats. I also liked that every now and then Paddington spares a poignant thought for his Aunt living in a retirement home for bears.

If you’d rather not breeze through this in one sitting (which is totally doable), the format here lends itself well to reading a chapter or two a day or before bedtime. The chapters, though connected, unfold like a series of sweet, charming short stories, with a variety of everyday adventures like buying a new coat, a trip to the theater, celebrating a birthday, etc., as Paddington, new to London (from Darkest Peru) is immediately taken in by the patient and kind Brown family who love him like one of their own.

While there’s minimal exploration of supporting characters, if whimsy such as a bear doing the family’s grocery shopping appeals to you, you’ll find much to enjoy here, Paddington has stood the test of time for a reason.
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SJGirl | 69 outras críticas | Jan 8, 2024 |
"Bears like Paddington are very rare," said Mrs. Bird, "and a good thing, too, or it would cost us a small fortune in marmalade."

It's a good thing for lots of reasons that bears like Paddington are rare. Whether it is his attempts at home decorating, detective work, or photography, this bear causes his own special brand of chaos.
PlumfieldCH | 10 outras críticas | Dec 15, 2023 |
Reading level: grade 3-7
Awards: Michael Bond won awards for his work
tagravel | 69 outras críticas | Dec 9, 2023 |



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