Author A.A. Milne's two "Winnie the Pooh" books have become much more than he ever imagined. Milne died in 1956, 10 years before Disney started cranking out it's animated features, dolls and all manner of other merchandise.But the cash machine known as "Winnie" might never have ever come to be if it weren't for artist E.H. Shephard's original illustrations. Those first drawings are the basis for one of the most beloved bears in history, and the characters have barely changed in appearance...Read Full Story
Winnie the Pooh is a fictional bear created by A.A. Milne (1882-1956). He first appeared in the 1926 book "Winnie the Pooh."