From the Back Cover
Together, Milne and Shepard created a timeless world with stories and images as resonant today as they ever were, and loved by children of all ages from generation to generation. The Art of Winnie-the-Pooh is an enchanting story of some of the most beloved characters in children's literature, and the remarkable partnership between writer A. A. Milne and illustrator E. H. Shepard that brought these classic characters to life. This stunning and rare collection traces the evolution of Shepard's work from his first tentative sketches of Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends. With more than 125 full-color images from the original Pooh book series, never-before-seen sketches, artwork, family photographs, and memorabilia, plus a framable art print, this book is sure to become a cherished keepsake for devoted fans of all ages.