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

Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear by Lindsay Mattick and illustrated by Sophie Blackall is remarkable true story about what a veterinarian who treated the horses in World War I found, a bear. He named the bear Winnie and took her to war. Their journey and friendship is evenident throughout the story, making it a story you can’t put down. To make matters even greater this story is non other than the remarkable true story of….Winne the Pooh!

Recommended for all ages, this tale is surly a must read-can’t but down! How can you not want to read the true story of Winnie-the-Pooh! This story is great to read with anyone who loves the most cuddly and honey loving Disney character, but is also great for children ages kindergarten and up to start reading on their own. This book also won a Caldecott Medal and does a great job informing children about a true story that many have no idea about.

Resources:

Meet the Author, Book Guides and Lesson Plans

Book Read-Aloud

Educator’s Guide

 

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