The Paddington Bear Suitcase of 8 Picture Books includes 8 classic stories about the bear from Peru. Read about Paddington's trip to the seaside, his encounters with the hungry inhabitants of a zoo and much more in these 8 delightful picture books: Paddington and the Busy Day, Paddington at the Fair, Paddington at the Zoo, Paddington at the Palace, Paddington Minds the House, Paddington and the Marmalade Maze, Paddington and the Tutti Frutti Rainbow and Paddington the Artist. The genius and multi-talented Stephen Fry encapsulates how many of us feel about this bear: "I've always had great respect for Paddington...He is a British institution." We couldn't have said it better ourselves! The Paddington Bear Suitcase of 8 Picture Books, written by Michael Bond and illustrated by R.W. Alley, is a wonderful introduction to Paddington Bear's adventures and a beautiful keepsake. Presented in a protective cardboard suitcase of its own, The Paddington Bear Suitcase of 8 Picture Books makes a thoughtful gift.