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Winnie-the-Pooh Day press release

January 25, 2016

Wow, what a busy week it was for Winnie-the-Pooh. Everybody from newspapers to television was talking about this special day, which remembers A.A. Milne’s life and work. In case you missed any of these news releases we have been keeping track of them. Click here to see all the media release of 2016, which we shall be keeping up to date throughout the year.

Don’t forget to pencil in your diaries that the World Poohsticks Championships is happen on Sunday 5th June 2016.

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Skull of Winnie the Pooh on display

November 20, 2015

pooh-skullThe skull of the bear that inspired the Winnie-the-Pooh books is going to be put on public display for the first time, in a London museum.

Christopher Robin’s teddy bear, which gave the name to AA Milne’s books, was named after Winnie, a black bear he liked to visit in London Zoo.


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The bear which inspired Winnie the Pooh is actually a girl

November 7, 2015

428He is referred to as “he” in AA Milne’s books and in the Disney cartoons his voice has always been provided by a man. But, it turns out that the real-life bear he is named after, was actually a female black bear named Winnie.

Christopher Robin, son of AA Milne and star of the books and cartoons, had called his teddy Winnie, having seen the actual bear a number of times in London Zoo.