The classic novel--now available in paperback The Browns are going on holiday to France, and Paddington is in charge of the "eyetinnery." He has the whole trip planned down to the last marmalade sandwich, but somehow he takes the family far off the beaten path. With Paddington in charge, one should always plan on the unexpected First published in 1961, Paddington Abroad is the fourth novel by Michael Bond, chronicling the adventures of this classic character. Paddington has warmed the hearts of generations of readers with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures. This brand-new paperback edition of the classic novel contains the original text by Michael Bond and illustrations by Peggy Fortnum.