A Bear Called Paddington by Mr Treganowan
As a young boy I was read A Bear Called Paddington and having recently read it to my son would heartedly recommend it. It is a fantastically funny story of a youngster finding their place in the world and being accepted for who they are, whilst getting into all sorts of tricky situations. The book defines manners and right and wrong, whilst promoting standing up for yourself and does not talk down or patronise the reader.
An interesting vocabulary and some great descriptions of interesting places fire the imagination. More importantly the stories are funny and engaging and the central character of Paddington is tremendously endearing.
Please give it a read – especially if you like marmalade sandwiches!
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