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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 [author.].
Contributor(s): Blackall, Sophie [illustrator.].
Material type: TextTextDescription: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9780316324908 (hardcover).Subject(s): Colebourn, Harry, 1887-1947 -- Juvenile fiction | Colebourn, Harry, 1887-1947 -- Fiction | Winnie-the-Pooh (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956 -- Fiction | Winnipeg (Bear) -- Juvenile fiction | Winnipeg (Bear) -- Fiction | Bears -- Fiction | Soldiers -- FictionDDC classification: PIC MAT Awards: Caldecott MedalSummary: 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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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.

Ages: 5+

Caldecott Medal

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