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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

  • 52 of 56 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Chester County Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Chester - Main Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 56 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Chester - Main Library E MAT (Text) 35301007789747 Juvenile Picture Book Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316324908
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York ; Little, Brown and Company, a Division of the Hachette Book Group, Inc., 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Text copyright ©2015 Lindsay Mattick; illustrations copyright ©2015 Sophie Blackall -- Inside back cover, on endpaper.
Cover art ©2015 by Sophie Blackall; cover copyright ©2015 Hachette Book Group,Inc. -- Inside back cover, on endpaper.
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 the bear became the inspiration for A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh. -- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 3-6.
Grades Preschool - 1.
AD590L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Lexile reading measure AD590L.
Accelerated Reader LG 3.4 0.5 176655
Awards Note:
Caldecott Medal Winner, 2016
Junior Library Guild selection
Subject: Colebourn, Harry, 1887-1947 > Juvenile fiction.
Winnie-the-Pooh (Fictitious character) > History > Juvenile fiction.
Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956 > Juvenile fiction.
Winnipeg (Bear) > Juvenile fiction.
Bears > Juvenile fiction.
Soldiers > Juvenile fiction.
Colebourn, Harry, 1887-1947 > Fiction.
Winnie-the-Pooh (Fictitious character) > History > Fiction.
Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956 > Fiction.
Winnipeg (Bear) > Fiction.
Bears > Fiction.
Soldiers > Fiction.
Genre: Picture books for children.

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