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Finding Winnie - First Edition Signed
Finding Winnie Lindsay Mattick
by Lindsay Mattick & illustrated by Sophie Blackall


 
First Edition. Signed.
Price: $200.00
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Description
 
December 2015 First Editions Club for Young Readers

Caldecott Winner 2016


New York, NY: Little Brown & Co. (2015)

Picture Book. First Edition. Signed by the author and illustrator on the title page.

Fine in dust jacket.

Before Winnie-the-Pooh, there was a real bear named Winnie.

In 1914, Harry Colebourn, a veterinarian on his way to tend horses in World War I, followed his heart and rescued a baby bear. He named her Winnie, after his hometown of Winnipeg, and he took the bear to war.
Harry Colebourn's real-life great-granddaughter tells the true story of a remarkable friendship and an even more remarkable journey--from the fields of Canada to a convoy across the ocean to an army base in England...
And finally to the London Zoo, where Winnie made another new friend: a real boy named Christopher Robin.
Here is the remarkable true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh.

Lindsay Mattick
, Harry Colebourn's great-granddaughter, is the vice-president of an award-winning public relations firm. Based in Toronto, she has shared Harry and Winnie's story around the world.

Sophie Blackall is the illustrator of many acclaimed picture books, including Finding Winnie and Hello Lighthouse as well as a number of beloved novels, including the series Ivy and Bean and The Witches of Benevento. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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