The Finding Winnie: The Story of the Real Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh
Written by Lindsay Mattick
Illustrated by Sophie Blackall
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Before there was Winnie-the-Pooh, there was a real bear named Winnie. This is the moving and true story of the real bear named Winnie who eventually met up with a boy named Christopher Robin at London Zoo.
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The Finding Winnie: The Story of the Real Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh by Lindsay Mattick
In 1914, Harry Colebourne, a vet on his way to tend horses in World War 1, followed his heart and rescued a baby bear. He named her Winnie, and he took her to war. Harry Colebourne's real-life great-granddaughter tells the true story of a remarkable friendship and an even more remarkable journey - from the fields of Canada to an army base in England...And finally to London Zoo and Christopher Robin...
About the Author
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Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
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