Sixty Years of Paddington Bear


This small exhibition celebrates the sixtieth anniversary of author Michael Bond's most-beloved character, Paddington Bear.

First appearing in October 1958 in the book A Bear Called Paddington, author Michael Bond's Paddington Bear has become one of the most recognizable characters in all of children's literature. From the "Darkest Peru," this marmalade-loving bear has appeared in numerous novels, picture books, cartoons, and movies, with over thirty-five million Paddington books being sold around the world.

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Paddington Bear