Winnie-the-Pooh is a classic 1926 children's book by English author Alan A. Milne, which tells the stories of Winnie-the-Pooh, a silly bear living in the Hundred Acre Wood with his friends. It was illustrated by Ernest H.
Harry Colebourn and his bear 'Winnie' (Winnipeg) - the bear cub was orphaned and he brought Winnie back to England after the war. She was the inspiration for Winnie the Pooh when Milne visited the London Zoo.
The story of how Winnie the Pooh was inspired by a real bear – in pictures