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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (28,168 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Michael Bond Narrator: Stephen Fry Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Paddington Bear Series Release Date:
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Paddington Bear had traveled all the way from Darkest Peru when the Brown family first met him on Paddington Station. Since then their lives have never been quite the same ... for ordinary things become quite extraordinary when a bear called Paddington is involved.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Stephen Fry’s Paddington is delightfully grave and proper, earnestly well-meaning in spite of his frequent misadventures both domestic and around London. Fry is facile with myriad British accents from Cockney cabbies to Portobello Road shopkeepers, and his comic timing and subtle delivery accentuate the book’s sly humor.”


  • “Utter and lovable nonsense this—but somehow one reads with enchantment and credulity about Paddington and his marmalade, Paddington and the sticky cream buns, Paddington and a succession of mishaps, all in good faith. It’s all very English—but then so are Alice and Mary Poppins and Peter Pan and a host of other favorites of make-believe…This is the sort of book best shared with a family read aloud.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • Parents' Choice Gold Award

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Christine | 2/19/2014

    " I don't think I ever actually read this as a child, but enjoyed reading it with my kids. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Kailey | 2/16/2014

    " Paddington is so fun! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Yakira | 2/14/2014

    " This is the sweetest, funniest, BESTEST book to ever be written. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Seth | 2/6/2014

    " I really enjoyed this series (that which I read anyway). Though the writing is formulaic in nature and doesn't really change much, Paddington never disappoints. He is always getting into something in his ignorant, innocent fashion. These books aren't very deep or thought-provoking, but they make a good read for younger readers and those who enjoy plays on words. Very similar to series such as Miss Pickerel, Marty the Martian, Amelia Bedelia, etc. "

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