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Finding Winnie : The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear
by Lindsay Mattick and Sophie Blackall


Overview - A #1 New York Times Bestseller and Winner of the Caldecott Medal about the remarkable true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh.
In 1914, Harry Colebourn, a veterinarian on his way to tend horses in World War I, followed his heart and rescued a baby bear.
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Overview
A #1 New York Times Bestseller and Winner of the Caldecott Medal about the remarkable true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh.
In 1914, Harry Colebourn, a veterinarian on his way to tend horses in World War I, followed his heart and rescued a baby bear. He named her Winnie, after his hometown of Winnipeg, and he took the bear 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 a convoy across the ocean to an army base in England...

And finally to the London Zoo, where Winnie made another new friend: a real boy named Christopher Robin.

Before Winnie-the-Pooh, there was a real bear named Winnie. And she was a girl

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780316324908
  • ISBN-10: 0316324906
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Publish Date: October 2015
  • Page Count: 56
  • Reading Level: Ages 3-6
  • Dimensions: 10 x 10.2 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.15 pounds


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