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Finding Winnie : the true story of the world's most famous bear / by Lindsay Mattick ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall.

Mattick, Lindsay, (author.). Blackall, Sophie, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library JP Matt (Text) 33294001974856 Juvenile Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781443429184
  • ISBN: 9780316324908
  • ISBN: 0316324906
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 27 cm
  • Edition: First Canadian edition.
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, [2015]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
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 how the bear became the inspiration for A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh.
Awards Note:
Caldecott Medal, 2016.
Subject: Colebourn, Harry, 1887-1947 > Juvenile literature.
Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956 > Juvenile literature.
Colebourn, Harry, 1887-1947 > Juvenile fiction.
Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956 > Juvenile fiction.
Winnie-the-Pooh (Fictitious character) > Juvenile literature.
Winnipeg (Bear) > Juvenile literature.
Bears > Juvenile literature.
Soldiers > Juvenile literature.
Winnie-the-Pooh (Fictitious character) > Juvenile fiction.
Winnipeg (Bear) > Juvenile fiction.
Bears > Juvenile fiction.
Soldiers > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Caldecott Medal.

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