It's a bad day at Windsor Gardens - everyone is ill, and there is lots of dirty washing to be done. Paddington decides to help out, which produces interesting results.
There is far too much washing for Paddington to carry to the laundrette on his own and so he uses a wheelbarrow which causes difficulties when crossing busy roads! But nothing is quite as difficult as the laundrette itself where there is so much to know about the difference between washers and dryers and how much powder to put in. It's no wonder Paddington gets in a bit of a muddle.
Michael Bond was born in Newbury, Berkshire on 13 January 1926 and educated at Presentation College, Reading. He served in the Royal Air Force and the British Army before working as a cameraman for BBC TV for 19 years. In 2015, Michael was awarded a CBE for his services to children's literature, to add to the OBE he received in 1997. Michael died in 2017, leaving behind one of the great literary legacies of our time.