Michael Bond

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Birthday
13, 1926
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 27, 2017 (91)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
13, 1926
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 27, 2017 (91)

About

Authored 26 installments of the popular Paddington Bear book series between 1958 and 2014. He also penned the Olga da Polga series and the Monsieur Pamplemousse series. 

Before Fame

He developed a love for trains while visiting Reading Station as a child.

Trivia

He sold over 35 million books in over 20 countries. 

Family Life

He married and had two children.

Associated With

A 2014 film called Paddington was released based on Bond's books, featuring Ben Whishaw as the voice of Paddington.