Michael Bond


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in Newbury, Berkshire, England, The United Kingdom
January 13, 1926

Died
June 27, 2017

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Michael Bond, CBE was an English children's author. He was the creator of Paddington Bear and wrote about the adventures of a guinea pig named Olga da Polga, as well as the animated BBC TV series The Herbs. Bond also wrote culinary mystery stories for adults featuring Monsieur Pamplemousse and his faithful bloodhound, Pommes Frites.

Average rating: 4.19 · 98,702 ratings · 3,446 reviews · 365 distinct worksSimilar authors
A Bear Called Paddington (P...

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4.23 avg rating — 73,846 ratings — published 1958 — 46 editions
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More About Paddington (Padd...

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4.22 avg rating — 2,461 ratings — published 1958 — 70 editions
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Paddington at Large (Paddin...

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4.16 avg rating — 1,583 ratings — published 1963
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Paddington Bear

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4.22 avg rating — 2,626 ratings — published 1972
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Paddington Abroad (Paddingt...

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4.18 avg rating — 1,355 ratings — published 1961 — 39 editions
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Paddington Helps Out (Paddi...

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4.22 avg rating — 1,367 ratings — published 1960 — 16 editions
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Paddington: Here and Now (P...

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4.18 avg rating — 696 ratings — published 2008 — 29 editions
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Paddington Goes to Town (Pa...

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4.17 avg rating — 653 ratings — published 1968 — 28 editions
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Paddington at Work (Padding...

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4.17 avg rating — 631 ratings — published 1967 — 27 editions
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Paddington Marches on (Padd...

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4.14 avg rating — 598 ratings — published 1964 — 8 editions
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A Bear Called Paddington More About Paddington Paddington Helps Out Paddington Abroad Paddington at Large Paddington Marches on Paddington at Work
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4.22 avg rating — 90,345 ratings

Paddington Bear Paddington Bear in the Garden Paddington Bear at the Circus Paddington's Lucky Day Paddington at the Seaside Paddington at the Tower Paddington Bear and the Bus...
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4.15 avg rating — 3,670 ratings

Monsieur Pamplemousse Monsieur Pamplemousse and t... Monsieur Pamplemousse on th... Monsieur Pamplemousse Takes... Monsieur Pamplemousse Inves... Monsieur Pamplemousse Rests...
(18 books)
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3.68 avg rating — 2,109 ratings

The Tales of Olga Da Polga Olga Takes Charge Olga Moves House Olga Follows Her Nose
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4.09 avg rating — 677 ratings

Here Comes Thursday Thursday Rides Again Thursday In Paris
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3.40 avg rating — 52 ratings

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“It's nice having a bear about the house.”
Michael Bond, A Bear Called Paddington

“Please look after this bear.”
Michael Bond, A Bear Called Paddington

“I'm not a criminal,” said Paddington, hotly. “I'm a bear!”
Michael Bond, A Bear Called Paddington

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