Author(s): Michael Bond
The irresistible Paddington Bear, who was found on Paddington station, returns in this re-issued picture book with an eye-catching new cover design. It's Springtime again and Mr Gruber is taking Paddington down to the canal to join in the the fun at the Spring Carnival. Hoping to win a boat ride for two, the friends enter the Busy Bee Adventure Trail. Paddington soon discovers that he's very good at spotting things beginning with the letter B, but it seems that he's not the only one with his eye on the prize.
Michael Bond was born in Newbury, Berkshire on 13 January 1926 and educated at Presentation College, Reading. He served in the Royal Air Force and the British Army before working as a cameraman for BBC TV for 19 years. In 1997 he was awarded the OBE for his services to children's literature.