The Tao of Pooh

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

Happy 90th birthday (10/14/16), to one of the world's most beloved icons of literature, Winnie-the-Pooh! 

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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I’ve been a Pooh fan since childhood and have recently decided to read all of the original works, etc. I have never read this book, and never studied Taoism, so I thought it would be an interesting ... Read full review

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This is a brilliant way to describe Taoism: through charming animal characters who tell riddles and poems. I was going to read the book but decided to take a long walk and listen to the audiobook ... 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 the author of the New York Times bestselling The Tao of Pooh and The Te of Piglet.

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