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Summary

"I'm not a foreigner," exclaimed Paddington hotly. "I'm from Darkest Peru."

Paddington Bear always manages to find himself in tricky situations, sometimes extraordinary situations. Like the time he had a difficult encounter with a policeman or when he found himself in deep water with a newspaper reporter. But since arriving from his native Peru after an earthquake Paddington has always felt at home with the Brown family who found him on Paddington station.

Then one day, a mysterious visitor arrives at thirty-two Windsor Gardens. Is it time for Paddington to decide where 'home' really is?

©2009 HarperCollins Publishers (P)2009 HarperCollins Publishers

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Paddington Here and Now Review

I loved this Audio Book very much and I want more of it. Stephen Fry is a great narrative person
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awesome

SUPER!!!!One of the best! I recommended . It is a great way to get to sleep

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Brilliant quite brilliant

Just the stuff I like, just the way I like it. Good job. Lovely characterisation from Stephen fry. Wehee

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Fabulous

Really enjoyed this modern Paddington - great fun. Wonderfully written and beautifully read. Great characters with lots of excellent observations. Z

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Mrs Bird's all wrong

Would you consider the audio edition of Paddington Here and Now to be better than the print version?

No. An audiobook is more accessible to a three year old than a big print book with few pictures.

What did you like best about this story?

Paddington himself.

What aspect of Stephen Fry’s performance might you have changed?

This recording isn't consistent with the other two Stephen Fry recordings. In the previous two books, Mrs Bird has a different voice. Stephen Fry must have forgotten to listen to his previous recordings before doing this one. This is very confusing for me, although I'm not sure my son's noticed.