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The Real Winnie

A One-of-a-kind Bear

by Val Shushkewich

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Published by Natural Heritage/Natural History .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: First World War,
  • Children"s literature studies: general,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Wild animals,
  • History - General History,
  • Canada - General,
  • History,
  • Winnie-the-Pooh (Fictitious character),
  • History: World,
  • Canada,
  • Bears,
  • Mammals,
  • Black bear,
  • General,
  • Biography,
  • Winnie-the-Pooh (Fictitious ch

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9891398M
    ISBN 101896219896
    ISBN 109781896219899
    OCLC/WorldCa53036860


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Winnie-the-Pooh, also called Pooh Bear and Pooh, is a fictional anthropomorphic teddy bear created by English author A. Milne. The first collection of stories about the character was the book Winnie-the-Pooh (), and this was followed by The House at Pooh Corner ().Created by: A.

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Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear is a children's book written by Canadian author Lindsay Mattick and illustrated by Sophie non-fiction book is framed as a story Mattick is telling to her son.

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