Winnie: the true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh by Sally M. Walker

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Winnie: the true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh by Sally M. Walker. Illustrated by Jonathan Voss. unpgd. Henry Holt and Company, January, 2015. 97800805097. (Purchased)

As a student of children’s literature, I probably should have known this beguiling story. While I did know that the stories were built around Christopher Robin Milne’s stuffed animals and I vaguely recall Winnie having another name, I am thrilled to learn the entire story. Read the review at Proseandkahn.