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Happy 90th birthday, to one of the world's most beloved icons of children's literature, Winnie-the-Pooh!

Since 1926, Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends--Piglet, Owl, Tigger, and the ever doleful Eeyore--have endured as the unforgettable creations of A.A. Milne, who wrote this book for his son, Christopher Robin, and Ernest H. Shepard, who lovingly gave Pooh and his companions shape.

These characters and their stories are timeless treasures of childhood that continue to speak to all of us with the kind of freshness and heart that distinguishes true storytelling.

"Winnie-the-Pooh is a joy; full of solemn idiocies and the sort of jokes one weeps over helplessly, not even knowing why they are so funny, and with it all the real wit and tenderness which alone could create a priceless little masterpiece." Saturday Review, 1926
Publisher: New York : Dutton, c1954.
ISBN: 9780525444435
Branch Call Number: J/FIC/Milne 6173cg 1
Characteristics: 161 p. : ill., map.


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JCLAyahA Feb 01, 2018

For all that Winnie-the-Pooh has been lauded and cherished, it's still a highly underrated bunch of novels. Not only is the Hundred-Acre Wood rife with personality and character that has appeal for both children and adults, but there is a great deal of philosophical significance built into the story. The characters can represent any number of movements and literary perspectives, and they seem happily aware of that. They are comfortable, adored, and they know they're in a book. I mean, what more could you want? It doesn't hurt that they're stuffed animals, either. The charm and significance of Winnie-the-Pooh is timeless. Don't settle for the animated films, good as they are. This one's worth reading thrice.

vpl_childrens May 02, 2017

Interest level: ages 4-8. The adventures of clever Owl, fearful Piglet, bouncy Tigger, melancholy Eeyore, and, of course, Pooh, a Bear of Very Little Brain. These classic stories feature subtle and sophisticated touches that will captivate older listeners as well as young fans of the Disney characters. Pooh’s story continues in The House at Pooh Corner.

vpl_childrens Dec 15, 2015

As Christopher Robin says, Winnie the Pooh is a "silly old bear." Though he doesn't have too many brains, he has a lot of heart, and together with his friends Kanga, Roo, Rabbit, Owl, Eeyore, Tigger, Christopher Robin and Piglet, Winnie the Pooh has many fun adventures in the Hundred Acre Woods.

Aug 18, 2015

I loved this book as a child, but I enjoy it even more as an adult!

Jul 24, 2015

A lovely read, suitable for all ages. AA Milne has a knack for telling a harmlessly funny and cute story, what a great writer. Unfortunately, I was starting to get a little sick of the writing style after reading about 8 out of the 10 stories (lol), but overall take 5 minutes and read a chapter of Pooh at least once in your life if you want a dose of childhood imagination. :)

Mar 21, 2013

Always a very silly but adorable book. Never a dull moment hanging out with pool

Aug 26, 2012

Classic Winnie the Pooh but the stories don't have all the good extra jokes and pictures that come from the cartoons

May 08, 2012

it's a novel

Oct 31, 2011

Unbelievably charming. Like eating the yummiest apple pie, if that’s what innocence tasted like.

Jul 19, 2011

Lighthearted and fun, every story had something to make me laugh. Illustrations are adorable (especially of Pooh and Piglet!!)

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Laura_X Apr 13, 2015

Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.

Oct 31, 2011

Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bump, on the back of his head, behind Christopher Robin. It is, as far as he knows, the only way of coming downstairs, but sometimes he feels that there really is another way, if only he could stop bumping for a moment and think of it. And then he feels that perhaps there isn’t. Anyhow, here he is at the bottom, and ready to be introduced to you. Winnie-the-Pooh.

Apr 25, 2011

"When you wake up in the morning, Pooh," said Piglet at last, "what's the first thing you say to yourself?"
"What's for breakfast?" said Pooh. "What do you say Piglet?"
"I say, I wonder what's going to happen exciting today?"
Pooh nodded thoughtfully.
"It's the same thing," he said.


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