Duffle Coat and a Marmalade Sandwich.

On 13th October 1958, an unforgettable new character emerged.   He appeared in a book created by Michael Bond, who at the time did not realise what a success this new addition would have.

His name was Paddington.  He was a bear.   Wearing an old hat, carrying a battered suitcase (which has secret compartments so it carries more than it looks like it can hold), a duffle coat and a love of his favourite – marmalade, Paddington came from deepest, darkest Peru.  He moved in with the Brown family.

Paddington bear has since become a classic character in English Children’s Literature.

To coincide with the release of the second film based on this loveable character, Ravensburger have produced a jigsaw.

The puzzle depicts Paddington holding his marmalade sandwich and showing his love of London.  I was given the opportunity to review the same.

This jigsaw has 1000 pieces and is created with Ravensburger’s oustanding premium quality.

The puzzle is boxed  and the pieces are in a sealed bag inside.

Behind this premium puzzle, made in Germany, is Ravensburger’s Softclick Technology.  This is a unique manufacturing process, based on decades of experience, that allows the pieces to click together in a soft way.   Each jigsaw is made from specially formulated cardboard, developed especially for Ravensburger, which has museum graded embossed paper place on top, allowing a reduction in glare.  This maintains the colour brilliance of every image.

I love Paddington Bear and have grown up with his stories, as have my daughter and grandchildren.  My grandson and I enjoyed making this puzzle and it was great fun seeing Paddington appear as each piece was fitted.


This jigsaw retails at an R.R.P. of £12.99.

To see more jigsaws from Ravensburger check this link Ravensburger Puzzles

I thoroughly enjoyed this jigsaw.


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