Paddington was "so real" that the bear was seen as a member of their family and 'an extension of my father, which means he will always be with us, ' she said.
British actor Hugh Bonneville has joined hundreds of mourners at a memorial service for the creator of the marmalade-loving bear Paddington.
HarperCollins Children's Books executive publisher Ann-Janine Murtagh added: "We are deeply honoured to be publishing the final Paddington story from our most cherished author, Michael Bond".
"Fry said Bond often asked himself, "'What would Paddington do?' I think that would be a good tattoo for all of us".
Ms Jankel said she had observed that "women had an unfortunate tendency to fall in love" with her father.
Bond wrote some 20 Paddington books before his death in June at age 91.
"Despite this" he "only married twice" and Bond's widow and his first wife were both at the service, as well as his grandchildren.
Stephen Fry, who also attended the service said: 'Michael was as kindly, dignified, charming and lovable as the immortal Paddington Bear he gave us'.
Hugh Bonneville, who plays Mr Brown in the film series, read a message from a teacher who said Paddington's technique for dealing with ne'er-do-wells had proven useful in...