The Best Bear in All the World

The Best Bear in All the World


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For the 90th anniversary of Winnie-the-Pooh, a sequel featuring new stories and a new character from the Hundred Acre Wood.

Now a New York Times Bestseller. 

The Trustees of the Pooh Properties have commissioned four authors to write in the timeless style of A.A. Milne to create a quartet of charming new adventures for Winnie-the-Pooh, Christopher Robin, and their friends. Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall: take a trip back to the Hundred Acre Wood with a collection of tales sure to delight year-round.

One story finds Winnie-the-Pooh and Piglet on a quest to discover the "Sauce of the Nile" (they suspect it's apple). And in another, all the animals rally around poor Eeyore when he thinks he sees another donkey eyeing his clover. The winter story features a new penguin character, based on a stuffed toy owned by Christopher Robin Milne himself. Readers of all ages will love rediscovering old friends and making new ones in this essential new volume of Pooh stories.

The book feature beautiful color artwork in the style of Ernest H. Shepard by Mark Burgess.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780399187476
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 10/25/2016
Series: Winnie-the-Pooh Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 750,787
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile: 850L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Jeanne Willis is one of Great Britain's most prolific and well regarded children's authors. She is the author of Paddington: The Junior Novel (2014).

Kate Saunders won Britain's prestigous Costa Children's Book Award for Five Children on the Western Front (2014), a contribution to the classic fantasy series that E. Nesbit inaugurated in 1902 with Five Children and It.

Brian Sibley has written and edited many books, including The Pooh Sketchbook and The Pooh Book of Quotations and The Lord of the Rings: Official Movie Guide.

Paul Bright is the author a number of picture books.

From the Hardcover edition.

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The Best Bear in All the World 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
eak321 More than 1 year ago
This book offers continued stories about Winnie the Pooh and his friends, written and illustrated in the styles of A.A. Milne and E.H. Shepard, respectively. It contains four short stories by four different authors. While I enjoyed reading more adventures of Pooh and friends, I didn't feel they exactly captured the magic of the originals. They came close, but I just have too much of an affinity for Milne's Pooh adventures (at least the first two books). I think some of the stories contained in this sequel book were stronger than the others, too, and another I felt like I had seen in an episode of the 1980s Saturday morning cartoon. I particularly loved the new character of Penguin, though, who appeared only on a snowy day, even though his personality wasn't fleshed out very much. I'd definitely love to see more of him and see him incorporated as a new inhabitant of the Hundred Acre Wood.