Winnie-the-Pooh: Return to the Hundred Acre Wood, Hardback Book

Winnie-the-Pooh: Return to the Hundred Acre Wood Hardback

Illustrated by Mark Burgess

Part of the Winnie-the-Pooh - Classic Editions series

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90 years after Winnie-the-Pooh first delighted readers, David Benedictus takes us back to the Hundred Acre Wood for more adventures with A.

A. Milne's Bear of Very Little Brain. From the excitement of Christopher Robin's return to the curious business of learning to play cricket, Return to the Hundred Acre Wood features all the old friends from Pooh, to Piglet, Eeyore to Owl and Tigger to Rabbit. David Benedictus's authorized sequel to A. A. Milne's original Winnie-the-Pooh stories are splendidly illustrated by Mark Burgess in the style of the original E.

H. Shepard artwork. All of the old friends are in attendance. Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of the Hundred Acre Wood 90 years after since it was first discovered.

There's still plenty of fun to be had in this forest. Do you own all the classic Pooh titles?Winnie-the-PoohThe House at Pooh CornerWhen We Were Very YoungNow We Are SixAlso look out for The Best Bear in all the World, the new authorized sequel (coming soon). Pooh ranks alongside other beloved character such as Paddington Bear, and Peter Rabbit as an essential part of our literary heritage.

Whether you're 5 or 55, Pooh is the bear for all ages. Writer David Benedictus adapted and produced the audio adaptations of 'Winnie-the-Pooh' starring Dame Judi Dench, Stephen Fry and Jane Horrocks.

He has worked as assistant to Trevor Nunn at the RSC, was Commissioning Editor for Drama series at Channel 4, and ran 'The Book At Bedtime' for BBC Radio.

He is the author of 'Return to the Hundred Acre Wood' the authorised follow-up to 'The House at Pooh Corner' by A.

A. Milne.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 216 pages, colour illustrations
  • Publisher: Egmont UK Ltd
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  • Category: General
  • ISBN: 9781405247443

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New adventures of Winnie-the-Pooh and friends written in the style of A.A.Milne with coloured-pencil illustrations in the original style of E.H.Shepard, involving Heffalumps, Heroes, Encouraging Ideas, and New Friends (Lottie the Otter). But - I couldn't help feeling the author was trying too hard to capture the one-time innocence of Hundred Acre Wood. He does, however, explain to Christopher Robin at the beginning that he will try to Get It Right with a small possibility of Getting It Wrong. Sadly though it reads like a slightly forced happy romp with our well-worn old friends, made more comfortable by simply delightful illustrations. I enjoyed the re-introduction to Pooh and friends but hope new readers of Pooh also try A.A.Milne's originals before saying "No" to Hundred Acre Wood at bedtime.

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