Who's Winnie the Pooh?

Winnie the Pooh is a fictional anthropomorphic teddy bear created by English author A. A. Milne. He is based on a stuffed toy that belonged to Milne’s son.

Pooh is naive and slow-witted, but he is also friendly, thoughtful, and steadfast. He “has no Brain”, but sometimes has clever ideas, usually common sense ideas. Pooh has a creative side too; he is a talented poet…

You can read more about Pooh on Wikipedia if you like.

What day is it?

“What day is it?” asked Pooh.
“It’s today,” squeaked Piglet.
“My favourite day,” said Pooh.

My favourite day

Vocabulary tip...

anthropomorphic /ˌænθrəpəˈmɔː(r)fɪk/
Looking human in appearance; having human character or qualities

slow-witted
not clever; slow to notice or understand things

steadfast /ˈsted.fɑːst/ /ˈsted.fæst/
​not changing your opinions or actions, because you have a strong belief in someone or something
a steadfast friend/ally

squeak /skwiːk/
make a short high sound
The old door squeaked as I pushed it open.

And you?

Are you familiar with Winnie the Pooh? Do you like the character? What is your favourite day?

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