Intersting Facts About Winnie the Pooh

A famous childbook Winnie the Pooh was first published on 14th October 1926, which was written by A.A. Milne. So, here are some intersting facts on Winnie the Pooh.

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Story of Winnie the Pooh was based on a real bear

The character of Winnie the Pooh was based on a stuffed bear gifted by author A.A. Milne to his son Christopher Robin. The bear was first named Edward, & later was changed to Winnie

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Winnie the Pooh was actually created in 1924

The first ever illustration was created in 1924 by Ernest Howard Shephard, and was published for the first time on 14th October 1926.

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Winnie the Pooh was based on Christopher Robin Milne's toys

The stories of Winnie the Pooh, written by A.A. Milne were actually inspired by his son Christopher Robin Milne's toys including Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, Kanga, Eeyore, and Roo.

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Book character Winnie the Pooh's home is a real place

The location of Winnie the Pooh's home is Hundred Acre Wood, which is actually situated in East Sussex, England, as the characters were inspired by Christopher Robin's toys.

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The is an observance of National Winnie the Pooh Day

18th January is observed as National Winnie the Pooh Day in England, and the date was choosen so as to mark the anniversary of author A.A. MIlne's birthday.

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Winnie the Pooh always didn't wear the iconic Red shirt

The character of Winnie the Pooh is always known wearing the iconic Red shirt, but the red shirt was added only after the rights to character were puchased by Disney.

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Winnie the Pooh is one of Disney's Most Popular Properties

Winnie the Pooh short series were released in theatres in the late 1960s by Walt Disney, and who knew that the stories would be cherished for decades.

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How old is Winnie the Pooh?

Published first in October 1926, the iconic childbook series has turned 95 in 2021, and soon will be a century old i.e., 100 years.

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Pooh character from Winnie the Pooh is for academics too

Scholars and Philosophers after pulling inspiration from the famous series have written books such as The Pooh Perplex, and The Tao of Pooh which are used to explain important principles.

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