Classics on Tuesday


A Child’s Calendar Poems by John Updike, illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman. A Caldecott Honor Book in 2000. We have been printing these poems each month and will continue to do so throughout the year.

Classics on Tuesday – Winnie the Pooh

  A. A. Milne is most famous for his two Pooh books about a boy named Christopher Robin after his son, Christopher Robin Milne, and various characters inspired by his son’s stuffed animals, most notably the bear named Winnie-the-Pooh. Christopher Robin Milne’s stuffed bear, originally named “Edward”,was renamed “Winnie-the-Pooh” after a Canadian black bear named Winnie (after Winnipeg), which was used as a military mascot… 

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