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9 Favorite Children's Book Characters, Immortalized in Bronze

Visit Paddington Bear, Ramona Quimby, and other childhood heroes in person.

The heroes of children’s stories stay with us for a lifetime. They are among our earliest friends. So when beautifully sculpted bronze depictions of beloved characters such as Paddington Bear or Ramona Quimby are erected, they quickly become must-visit sites.

These monuments of nostalgia tend to pop up in the authors’ birthplaces, landscapes that served as inspiration, or real-world locations that feature in our favorite fictional adventures. Here are nine places around the world to visit cherished literary figures in real life. 

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