When Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends are playing Poohsticks one day, they’re most surprised to see a calm, dignified Eeyore floating out beneath the bridge …
This story first appeared in A.A.Milne’s The House at Pooh Corner, accompanied by E.H.Shepard’s original decorations.
Milne’s classic children’s stories – featuring Piglet, Eeyore and, of course, Pooh himself – are both heart-warming and funny, teaching lessons of friendship and reflecting the power of a child’s imagination like no other story before or since.
Pooh ranks alongside other beloved characters such as Paddington Bear, and Peter Rabbit as an essential part of our literary heritage.
Book publishers Egmont are unique, owned by a charitable foundation that has donated more than £300 million to children’s charities since 1920. Egmont’s aim is to inspire children to read through popular characters such as Winnie the Pooh, Tintin and Thomas the Tank Engine.