The Tao of Pooh

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Penguin Books, 1982 - Humor - 158 pages
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For Taoists everywhere, the New York Times bestseller from the author of The Te of Piglet

The how of Pooh? The Tao of who? The Tao of Pooh!?! In which it is revealed that one of the world's great Taoist masters isn't Chinese--or a venerable philosopher--but is in fact none other than that effortlessly calm, still, reflective bear. A. A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh! While Eeyore frets, and Piglet hesitates, and Rabbit calculates, and Owl pontificates, Pooh just is.

And that's a clue to the secret wisdom of the Taoists.

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An easy to read introduction to Taoism. - Goodreads
No better introduction to Taoism for the lay reader. - Goodreads
Funny and gently educational. - Goodreads
Cute book and a brief interesting overview of taoism. - Goodreads
A fun way to look at some of life's insights. - Goodreads
For me, it is a reference book for living calmly. - Goodreads

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I really think this was an ingenious way to introduce people to Taoism in a very Taoist sort of way, I was able to almost feel the concepts. Read full review

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User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

One of my favorites, have read it three or four times at least. Such a wonderful philosophy and warmly and sweetly explained. Read full review

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About the author (1982)

Benjamin Hoff grew up in a rural area a few miles from Portland, Oregon--at the opposite end of the valley in which Opal Whiteley wrote her diary. As a child, he, like Opal, preferred to spend his time outdoors, observing animals, insects, and plants. From an early age, he, too, loved to write. He is the author of the New York Times bestselling The Tao of Pooh and The Te of Piglet.

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