The Life and Times of Winnie the Pooh
The Bear Who Inspired A. A. MilneBook - 2011
"When the first Winnie-the-Pooh book was published, it was hugely successful; people throughout the world fell in love with the bear that could never get enough 'hunny.' This biography traces the steps of the actual stuffed bear from his creation to his final resting place in the Children's Center of the New York Public Library."--P.  of jacket.
The real stuffed bear that became an international symbol of hope. The beloved characters of the Hundred Acre Wood were created by author A.A. Milne with the help of his wife and young son. Through the combined imagination of one family, a playtime fantasy turned into an international phenomenon. Winnie the Pooh soon outgrew his old home, leaving the Milnes far behind. This biographical reference traces the steps of the actual stuffed bear, the Milne family, and the loveable character they created. It is the recorded beginnings and development of the internationally recognized bedtime story.