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Book Review “Bearly Believable: My Part in the Paddington Bear Story” by Shirley Clarkson

| June 19, 2008

Shirley Clarkson made her first Paddington bears as Christmas gifts for her children in 1971.  She had copied the design from Michael Bond’s much loved children’s books because they were a favorite of her children.  The kids friends liked the bears so much the Clarksons made some more and sold them.  It wasn’t long before […]