First Edition of Paddington Takes The Test; Signed by Michael Bond

  • Paddington Takes The Test.

Paddington Takes The Test.


Item Number: 48019

London: Collins, 1979.

First edition of the eleventh book in the Paddington series. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Michael Bond on the half-title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.

Again we find Paddington in excellent form—and, as usual, up to his ears in trouble. By accident he takes a driving test and is later presented with a certificate to drive something very special. Somehow his neighbor, Mr. Curry, is padlocked into Mr. Brown’s new steaming-hot sauna bath, while Paddington has difficulty remembering his combinations. Paddington Takes the Test is packed full of the bear’s well-meaning intentions, which go hilariously wrong. "Children will laugh right along as Paddington propels himself from one light-hearted disaster to another" (Booklist, ALA).

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