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Thorndyke Thoughts: Paddington on the Big Screen

Hey Kids,

I’m so excited to announce a dear friend of mine is coming to the big screen in January. On my birthday. Some of you may be familiar with my marmalade-loving buddy, Paddington, but if not, be sure to check him out here before seeing him in theaters. I’ve made some handy lists below of bear stories, some that are also available as movies. What are some of your favorite bear stories? You can tell me in the comments or stop by to chat the next time you’re in the library.

“Classic” Bears

A bear called Paddington by Michael Bond ; with drawings by Peggy Fortnum

Winnie-the-Pooh by A.A. Milne ; with decorations by Ernest H. Shepard

Corduroy lost and found by B.G. Hennessy ; illustrations by Jody Wheeler

Goldilocks and the three bears by retold and illustrated by Jan Brett

Favorite Bear Stories from 2014

Three bears in a boat by David Soman

Something about a bear by Jackie Morris

A library book for Bear by Bonny Becker ; illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton

Wild about bears by Jeannie Brett

Brother Hugo and the bear by written by Katy Beebe ; illustrated by S.D. Schindler

Goose the Bear by Katja Gehrmann ; translated by Connie Stradling Morby