Paddington Bear #12: Paddington Here and Now

Children's Book and Media Review, Apr 2019

By Taran Burnett, Published on 04/12/19

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Paddington Bear #12: Paddington Here and Now

Paddington Bear #12: Paddington Here and Now This Book Review is brought to you for free please contact . Taran Burnett; Follow this and additional works at; https; //scholarsarchive; byu; edu/cbmr Author Michael Bond Illustrator Peggy Fortnum & R. W. Alley Reviewer Taran Burnett Rating Outstanding Level Primary Pages 187 Year 2019 Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. ISBN 9780062317230 Book Review Paddington Bear #12: Paddington Here and Now Join Paddington Bear in a collection of charming short stories based in London. Whether he is starring as a pianist in a concert, preventing a burglary, or even just eating the marmalade sandwich he keeps under his hat, Paddington is sure to entertain. Delight in the serendipity of Paddington?s life as his uncle comes to visit for a holiday surprise. Paddington fills his home at the Brown family residence with adventure and joy. Themes of friendship and family are predominant in this book and are sure to warm the heart of any reader. Paddington Here and Now is a compilation of five short stories. Most stories are one chapter in length, but the last story covers about three chapters. This book is appropriate for ages eight to twelve. There are some illustrations scattered throughout the pages, but most pages are full text. Some vocabulary may be challenging for younger readers, especially the British phrases. Readers are sure to wonder what Paddington will be up to next.

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