With the help of booksellers and librarians from around the world, we’ve created this collection of 200 iconic HarperCollins titles—beloved books that have inspired, informed, entertained, and endured.
Whether they are prizewinners, runaway bestsellers, groundbreaking nonfiction, or simply a favorite novel, these books have all had a singular influence on our literary culture.
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Paddington Bear has delighted readers with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures for more than fifty years. Featuring in more than twenty books written by Michael Bond and illustrated by Peggy Fortnum, he is published in thirty languages across seventy titles, with more than 30 million copies sold to date.