Happy Birthday, Pooh!

January 2006
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;1/23/2006, Vol. 68 Issue 14, p8
This article reports on the 80th birthday of cartoon character Winnie the Pooh in 2006. Author A. A. Milne published his first book, called Winnie-the-Pooh, on October 14, 1926. Milne got the idea for the Pooh character when his son, Christopher Robin, saw a black bear named Winnie at a zoo in London, England.


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