Turning 90, Winnie-the-Pooh meets Britain’s black in new story

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LONDON Winnie-the-Pooh turns 90 this year and a much-loved children’s impression earnings for a new journey in that he meets someone else celebrating a same poignant birthday — Britain’s Queen Elizabeth.

“Winnie-the-Pooh and a Royal Birthday” sees a renouned bear from A.A. Milne’s children’s stories transport to London with friends Christopher Robin, Piglet and Eeyore, where they take in a famous sites and arrive during Buckingham Palace.

The brief illustrated and audio story, that can be downloaded for free, has been expelled to applaud both birthdays. Elizabeth incited 90 final month while Milne’s initial Winnie-the-Pooh book came out in Oct 1926.

It was created by Jane Riordan and illustrated by Mark Burgess in a character used by E.H. Shepard for Milne’s stories.

“There’s such a wit and a character to a stories that adults suffer reading them to children,” British actor Jim Broadbent, who narrates a audio story, pronounced in a video release.

“… The children adore them and they afterwards adore them and wish to pass them on to a subsequent era and they lift on.”

(Reporting By Marie-Louise Gumuchian Editing by Jeremy Gaunt)

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