Paddington Takes the Test

Version: Unabridged
Author: Michael Bond
Narrator: Hugh Bonneville
Genres: Classics
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Published In: October 2016
# of Units: 2 CDs
Length: 2 hours, 29 minutes
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Only a bear like Paddington could find himself taking a driving test by mistake, becoming a model at an art school, or being sawed in half at a magic show. No matter what adventures await, Paddington always comes through with flying colors.

First published in 1979, Paddington Takes the Test is the seventh novel by Michael Bond chronicling the adventures of this classic character. Paddington has warmed the hearts of generations of readers with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures.

Author Details

Author Details

Bond, Michael

Michael Bond purchased the original Paddington bear as a Christmas gift for his wife in 1956. A Bear Called Paddington was published two years later. At the time one reviewer said, "It should be compulsory reading for any child from six to sixty. Paddington is the funniest character in children's books for many years." Mr. Bond now lives in London.