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A borrowed book? It has to be from the library. Now I don’t currently have any books out from the library, but I do have a book from the 90’s which I never returned because I lost it. Don’t worry, I paid my fine. And then, a few years ago a funny thing happened and I found the book behind a book case.

What is this book I hear you ask? Why, it’s Winnie the Pooh. I must have subconsciously lost the book on purpose as a child because I adore Winnie the Pooh and everything he stands for. I believe some of the greatest philosophical though can be found in a book by A A Milne. If only we could live our lives by the way of Pooh and Piglet.

The illustrations are as much a part of the book as the story itself. The scratchy sketches of Christopher Robin and his friends are carefree and joyous Рa testament to the adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood.

Because of course, he was just a silly old pooh bear, but he was our silly old pooh bear and brought a lot of smiles to a lot of faces, old and young.

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