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Warning to Emotional Parents: Avoid that Last Chapter in The House at Pooh Corner

Waterworks, ahoy!

Book Fetish: Volume 311

Bookish goodies for your literary life.

12 Winnie-the-Pooh Etsy Items to Give Your Life Whimsy

Shop these charming Winnie-the-Pooh Etsy items to bring the whimsy of the Hundred Acre Wood straight into your life and home.

35 Winnie The Pooh Quotes for Every Facet of Life

A collection of applicable life quotes from your pals in the Hundred Acre Wood.

Ode to Two More Great Libraries

Let’s talk about great libraries. In January, I talked about the two  libraries closest to my heart: The British Library ...

Goodbye Christopher Robin Movie Trailer: The Creation of Winnie the Pooh

Winnie the Pooh is getting his origin story through a biopic on A.A. Milne coming this fall. Revisit your childhood and check out the trailer!

Lessons from Winnie-the-Pooh for the Soon-to-Be President

Lessons from our favorite bear on National Winnie-the-Pooh Day for PEOTUS.

Companion Cookbooks for Favorite Novels

One of the best things (there are many best things) about reading is getting completely lost and caught up in ...

Daggers “R” Us: The Internet Browser Histories of Literary Characters

Winnie-the-Pooh: ‘honey’ ‘honey recipes’ ‘how to treat bee stings’ ‘how to get a honey pot off your head’ ‘does Build-a-Bear ...

Life Lessons from Winnie the Pooh

While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of ...

Life Lessons From Winnie-the-Pooh

Your childhood is calling, it has some wisdom to share! Sometimes, when I go back and read old favorites, I’m ...

50 Books to Read Before You’re 11 3/4: Book Riot’s Twenty-Five

I’m just back from six weeks in the UK, where the amazing National Trust has an advertising campaign on the ...

“You’re Braver Than You Believe”: Happy Birthday, AA Milne

AA Milne, born this day in London in 1882. Check out Everything I Needed to Know About Teaching I Learned ...

Everything I Need to Know about Teaching Literature I Learned from Winnie-the-Pooh

I’ve been a full-time college instructor of composition and literature for just over two years now, and in that time ...