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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.