Paddington Bear creator dies at 91.

Kitty Member Posts: 3,575
edited 29. Jun 2017, 06:05 in Community Chit-chat archive
Paddington bear creator Michael Bond dies at 91

It was a last-minute Christmas gift for his wife that inspired Michael Bond to create Paddington bear, the marmalade-loving teddy in a duffel coat and floppy hat. Bond would go on to see his creation enchant children for more than half a century and become an icon immortalized in print, on screens and as countless stuffed toys before his death at age 91.


  • barbara12
    barbara12 Member Posts: 21,276
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    He brought lots of fun to children everywhere..I used to love reading the story's to mine..RIP Michael
  • frogmorton
    frogmorton Member Posts: 28,078
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    I loved Paddington Bear!! So sad, but 91 is a good age and his legacy will go on.

    RIP Michael Bond :(
  • mig
    mig Member Posts: 7,152
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Rest in Peace ,you gave a lot of pleasure to a lot of people.

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