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Finding Winnie : the true story of the world's most famous bear / by Lindsay Mattick ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall.

By: Mattick, Lindsay
Contributor(s): Blackall, Sophie
Publisher: New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 2015Edition: First editionDescription: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780316324908 (hardcover)Subject(s): Colebourn, Harry, 1887-1947 -- Juvenile fiction | Winnipeg (Bear) -- Juvenile fiction | Colebourn, Harry, 1887-1947 -- Fiction | Winnipeg (Bear) -- Fiction | Bears -- Fiction | Soldiers -- Fiction | Winnie-the-Pooh (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956 -- FictionDDC classification: [E] LOC classification: PZ7.1.M38 | Fin 2015Awards: Caldecott medal, 2016.Summary: A woman tells her young son the true story of how his great-great-grandfather, Captain Harry Colebourn, rescued and learned to love a bear cub in 1914 as he was on his way to take care of soldiers' horses during World War I, and the bear became the inspiration for A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh.
List(s) this item appears in: Caldecott Winners
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Picture Book Collection PZ7.1 .M38 FIN 2015 (Browse shelf) 1 Available 33039001384329

A woman tells her young son the true story of how his great-great-grandfather, Captain Harry Colebourn, rescued and learned to love a bear cub in 1914 as he was on his way to take care of soldiers' horses during World War I, and the bear became the inspiration for A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh.

Caldecott medal, 2016.

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