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Michael Bond
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Born in Newbury, Berkshire
Born on 13rd of January 1926

Born 1926 - English children’s author

Worked for many years as BBC cameraman. Best known for his creation of Paddington Bear, subject of around 40 stories. Also created Monsieur Pamplemousse. Published autobiography in 1996. Awarded OBE in 1997.

Links: Paddingtons official web site

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