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Winnie: The True Story of the Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh

Written by Sally M. Walker and illustrated by Jonathan D. Voss
Published by Macmillan
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Who could care for a bear?

When Harry Colebourn saw a baby bear for sale at the train station, he knew he could care for it. Harry was a veterinarian. But he was also a soldier in training for World War I.

Harry named the bear Winnie, short for Winnipeg, his company’s home town, and he brought her along to the training camp in England. Winnie followed Harry everywhere and slept under his cot every night. Before long, she became the regiment’s much-loved mascot.

But who could care for the bear when Harry had to go to the battleground in France? Harry found just the right place for Winnie while he was away — the London Zoo. There a little boy named Christopher Robin came along and played with Winnie — he could care for this bear too!

Sally Walker’s heartwarming story, paired with Jonathan Voss’s evocative illustrations, brings to life the story of the real bear who inspired Winnie the Pooh.

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Who Wrote Winnie: The True Story of the Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh

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Who Illustrated Winnie: The True Story of the Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh

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Jonathan D. Voss

Jonathan D. Voss was a portrait artist and graphic designer before becoming a children's book illustrator. Winnie: The True Story of the Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh by Sally Walker was his first book. Brave Enough for Two is his author-illustrator debut. He lives in North Carolina with his family. Visit his website at jonathandvoss.com.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
0805097155
ISBN 13:
9780805097153
Publication Date:
January 20, 2015