Written by Layla Bermeo.
Since the first Winnie-the-Pooh book was published on October 14, 1926, the “Bear of Very Little Brain” has captured a very big following. Pooh has starred in everything from A. A. Milne’s bestselling books to Tokyo Disneyland’s most popular ride, inspiring countless toys, t-shirts, and toasters along the way. High-brow spin-offs of the Pooh stories prove that there are smarts in simplicity — even in the stickiest situations, Pooh never loses sight of the most important things in life: food and friends.
With that, continue on for A Complex History of Winnie-the-Pooh.