Finding Winnie: The Story of the Real Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh Hardback
Edited by Susan Rich
Illustrated by Sophie Blackall
Before there was Winnie-the-Pooh, there was a real bear named Winnie.In 1914, Harry Colebourn, a vet on his way to tend horses in World War 1, followed his heart and rescued a baby bear.
He named her Winnie, and he took her to war.Harry Colebourn's real-life great-granddaughter tells the true story of a remarkable friendship and an even more remarkable journey - from the fields of Canada to an army base in England. . .And finally to London Zoo, where Winnie made another new friend - a boy named Christopher Robin Milne. . .Finding Winnie was the winner of the 2016 Caldecott Medal!
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 56 pages
- Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
- Publication Date: 05/11/2015
- Category: Picture storybooks
- ISBN: 9781408340233