The Art of Winnie-the-Pooh

The Art of Winnie-the-Pooh

How E.H. Shepard Illustrated an Icon

Paperback160pp Illustrated273x208mm

9781912785018     Product Code: 509797


Forming one of the earliest author and illustrator partnerships, Milne and Shepard worked closely together in the 1920s to create some of the world’s best-loved children’s characters. This illustrated volume reveals the depth of that partnership, and incorporates many of Shepard’s previously unpublished sketches, letters, photos and even a personal Christmas card. The real inspiration for Winnie-the-Pooh is revealed to be Shepard’s son’s teddy bear, Growler, still owned by granddaughter Minette Shepard, who provides the introduction.

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