Paddington Bear Application Launched on iTunes

By | December 4th, 2011|Categories: Mobile apps|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

I used to love cute little Paddington Bear when I was a child and seeing the Paddington Bear Application being launched brought it all back to me. Who is Paddington Bear? Paddington Bear is a classic story of a young bear from Darkest Peru, who ended up at Paddington Station, London, England.  Mr and Mrs Brown found him there and took him home to live with them in a semi detached house in Nottinghill London. Written by OBE Michael Bond, now 85, the first book entitled  "A Bear Called Paddington" was published in 1958 by HarpersCollins then known as William Collins and sons and the illustrator then was, Peggy Fortnum.  However picture books for younger children were published in 1975 and were illustrated by Fred Banbery. The Paddington books have sold more than thirty-five million copies worldwide and have been translated into over forty languages. Paddington made the big screen, well, Television in 1975, Please Look After This Bear designed and directed by Ivor Wood and made in the UK by FilmFair Ltd.  Pretty good stuff for 1975! :) And now we've moved on [...]