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Finding Winnie : the true story of the world's most famous bear

Author: Lindsay Mattick; Sophie Blackall; Little, Brown and Company,
Publisher: New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Preschool : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Sophisticated picture books
Curriculum resource
Juvenile works
Historical fiction
Picture books
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Biographical fiction
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Harry Colebourn; Winnie-the-Pooh, (Fictitious character); A A Milne; Harry Colebourn; Winnie-the-Pooh, (Fictitious character); A A Milne; Harry Colebourn; Winnie-the-Pooh.; A A Milne; Winnie-the-Pooh, (Fictitious character); A A Milne; Harry Colebourn; Harry Colebourn; Winnie-the-Pooh, (Fictitious character); A A Milne
Material Type: Fiction, Preschool, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lindsay Mattick; Sophie Blackall; Little, Brown and Company,
ISBN: 9780316324908 0316324906 9781518115912 1518115918
OCLC Number: 894149533
Awards: Caldecott Medal, 2016.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: by Lindsay Mattick ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall.
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