The Tao of Pooh

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E.P. Dutton, 1982 - Philosophy - 158 pages
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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 that 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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User Review  - AButchersWife - LibraryThing

The Tao of Pooh is a funny and enjoyable read, and a great introduction to Taoism. The Te of Piglet is a bit more heavy going in places, and I found the style a bit annoying at times. He claims he ... Read full review

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User Review  - Shauna - Goodreads

I was really prepared to be charmed by this book, but it was disappointing. The Tao of Pooh is cute but all it does is lay down the absolute bare bones of Taoism with a lot of quoting and not much real substance. Read full review

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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 tha author of the bestselling The Tao of Pooh and The Te of Piglet.

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