Winnie the Pooh: The Best Bear in All the World
|Author:||A. A. Milne|
Celebrate 90 years of Winnie-the-Pooh with The Best Bear in all the World, the official sequel to the original stories by A.A. Milne. With brand-new stories from Paul Bright, Brian Sibley, Kate Saunders and Jeanne Willis – each will transport you back into the Hundred Acre Wood for more adventures with Winnie-the-Pooh. With decorations by Mark Burgess, in the style of E.H. Shepard.
A. A. Milne’s stories about Pooh and his friends have been loved by generations of children and their parents ever since Winnie-the-Pooh was first published in 1926. Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends from the Hundred Acre Wood, was based on the real nursery toys owned by his son, Christopher Robin.
E.H. Shepard went on to draw the original illustrations to accompany Milne’s classics, earning him the name ‘the man who drew Pooh’.
Paul Bright is a writer of picture books and poetry for children. His second book, Quiet! was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award, Crunch Munch Dinosaur Lunch was shortlisted for the Red House Book Award and I'm Not Going Out There! won the Stockport Schools Book Award. Brian Sibley is a writer, broadcaster and radio dramatist. The author of Three Cheers for Pooh, published last year by Egmont, he edited The Pooh Sketchbook and The Pooh Book of Quotations and has written, lectured and broadcast on the work of A A Milne and E H Shepard. Kate Saunders has written numerous books for adults and children. Her books for children have won awards and received rave reviews, and include Beswitched and The Whizz Pop Chocolate Shop. In 2015, Kate won the Costa Children's Prize for novel Five Children on the Western Front, a sequel to E Nesbit's Five Children and It. Jeanne Willis wrote her first book aged five and has now written over three hundred titles including The Bog Baby and Dr Xargle's Book of Earthlets. She has won numerous awards, including the Children's Book Award, the Silver Smarties Prize and has been shortlisted for the Whitbread Award.