Paddington Bear

The new Paddington Bear movie will soon be screening in cinemas in Australia.

Paddington first appeared on 13 October 1958 - his author (biographer?) Michael Bond featured him in more than twenty books. Paddington hails  from deepest, darkest Peru and with his old hat, battered suitcase, duffle coat and love of marmalade has become a classic character in English children's literature.

YPRL’s Bolinda Borrowbox service has the book of the movie - Paddington : the story of the movie - waiting for you to borrow.

And remember kids: Paws to Read.

You can add e-books as well as physical books to your reading record for our Summer Reading Club, running from 1 December 2014 to 1 February 2015. You could win an iPad mini.

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