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The Resource Finding Winnie

Finding Winnie

Label
Finding Winnie
Title
Finding Winnie
Statement of responsibility
by Lindsay Mattick ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall
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Finding Winnie
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the true story of the worlds most famous bear
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Language
eng
Summary
A #1 New York Times Bestseller and Winner of the 2016 Caldecott MedalBefore Winnie-the-Pooh, there was a real bear named Winnie. And she was a girl!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
Summary
A woman tells her young son the true story of how his great-great-grandfather, Captain Harry Colebourn, rescued and learned to love a bear cub in 1914 as he was on his way to take care of soldiers' horses during World War I, and the bear became the inspiration for A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh
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Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2016
  • Caldecott Medal, 2016.
  • International Reading Association Children's Book Award for Primary Nonfiction, 2016.
  • Municipal Chapter of Toronto IODE Jean Throop Book Award, 2015.
  • Nutmeg Children's Book Award, Elementary category, 2018.
  • OLA Best Bets, 2015.
  • Surrey Schools' Picture Book of the Year Award (British Columbia), 2017.
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10450013
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DLC
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no index present
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590
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 0
  • 3
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Target audience
primary
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the true story of the world's most famous bear
Label
Finding Winnie
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:00e9060d-e8a1-42cb-bb87-b9ac4a68c43d
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780316388030
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Finding Winnie
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:00e9060d-e8a1-42cb-bb87-b9ac4a68c43d
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780316388030
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      5111 Jessamine, Bellaire, TX, 77401, US
      29.701745 -95.469561
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