Positively Pooh: Timeless Wisdom from Pooh

Hardcover
$24.00 US
On sale Mar 27, 2008 | 120 Pages | 978-0-525-47931-4
Featuring favorite quotes from the original texts and E. H. Shepard's incomparable illustrations, this book offers wisdom for everyone--wisdom that our chum Pooh has gained himself, usually the hard way. With chapters entitled "For Your Inner Bear," "For Those Bothersome Days," "For When You're in a Tight Spot," and "For Those Hummy Sort of Days," Positively Pooh is the perfect means to inspire smiles and offer encouragement. This well-appointed volume will charm collectors, friends in need of a pick-me-up, and new graduates who may well have to rely on the wisdom of Winnie-the-Pooh.
 
A. A. MILNE (1882-1956) was born in England. He studied at Cambridge but left school in 1903 to write, soon supporting himself on his earnings as an editor at Punch magazine and as a playwright. His son Christopher Robin Milne was born in 1920. Christopher's toy bear, pig, donkey, tiger, and kangaroo inspired the famous Pooh books. Milne also wrote plays, a novel, his autobiography, and political nonfiction, although he is best remembered for Winnie-the-Pooh, The House at Pooh Corner, When We Were Very Young, and Now We Are Six. View titles by A. A. Milne

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Featuring favorite quotes from the original texts and E. H. Shepard's incomparable illustrations, this book offers wisdom for everyone--wisdom that our chum Pooh has gained himself, usually the hard way. With chapters entitled "For Your Inner Bear," "For Those Bothersome Days," "For When You're in a Tight Spot," and "For Those Hummy Sort of Days," Positively Pooh is the perfect means to inspire smiles and offer encouragement. This well-appointed volume will charm collectors, friends in need of a pick-me-up, and new graduates who may well have to rely on the wisdom of Winnie-the-Pooh.
 

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A. A. MILNE (1882-1956) was born in England. He studied at Cambridge but left school in 1903 to write, soon supporting himself on his earnings as an editor at Punch magazine and as a playwright. His son Christopher Robin Milne was born in 1920. Christopher's toy bear, pig, donkey, tiger, and kangaroo inspired the famous Pooh books. Milne also wrote plays, a novel, his autobiography, and political nonfiction, although he is best remembered for Winnie-the-Pooh, The House at Pooh Corner, When We Were Very Young, and Now We Are Six. View titles by A. A. Milne

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