Paddington Comes to BU: The Archive of Michael Bond

 

This three-case exhibition explores the life and career of the creator of the popular Paddington Bear series, author Michael Bond. The exhibition features photographs, original drafts of book chapters, news articles and fan letters sent to Mr. Bond & Paddington. The exhibition also showcases a number of pop-up Paddington Bear books and original storyboards from The Adventures of Paddington Bear television series.

Named after Paddington Station in London, Bond's Paddington has become a classic character in children's literature. His books have been translated into 30 languages across 70 titles selling more than 30 million copies worldwide. On November 28, 2014, the film adaption, Paddington, was released to both critical acclaim and box office success.

This exhibition is no longer on view.

Michael Bond
Michael Bond