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Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear

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Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear
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!--from the publisher
56 pages            978-0316324908               Ages 5-9
Keywords:  Caldecott Medal Winner 2016, bears, military, war, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, 9 year old, history

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