On October 13, 1958, Paddington Bear made his debut. Paddington Bear is a fictional character in children’s literature. He first appeared on 13 October 1958 in the children’s book A Bear Called Paddington and has been featured in more than twenty books written by British author Michael Bond and illustrated by Peggy Fortnum and other artists.

Many children are grateful for having Paddington in their lives. Here are some gratitude mindfulness exercises.