Pursued By Bears

Some of the of the most enduring characters in ENGLISH children's literature are bears.

Paul vaughan explores the stories behind their stories and the hidden messages that bears can carry.

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01Please Look After This Bear2003122320040503

Some of the of the most enduring characters in ENGLISH children's literature are bears.

Paul vaughan explores the stories behind their stories and the hidden messages that bears can carry.Michael bond, Marina Warner, Julia Eccleshare and zoo keeper Ray Charter discuss Paddington Bear as a war-time evacuee and a post-war displaced person.

02Beyond The Enchanted Places2003122520040504

Ann Thwaite, Marina Warner, Julia Ecleshare and zoo keeper Ray Charter on the enduring magic of Pooh.

03 LASTRupert And The Newspaper Magnate2003122620040505

Terry Jones, Marina Warner and Julia Eccleshare explore the appeal of the Little Bear who has been appearing in the newspaper which has carried his adventures daily since 1920.