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A book that reminds you of something/someone special
I skipped out on last week because I left my very expensive audiobook at work, but I’m back and ready to get back to exploring my bookshelves with this week’s topic: A Book That Reminds You of Something Special.
I feel like I’m getting redundant as hell with this one, but I hadn’t really thought about it falling during the week of A.A. Milne’s birthday. So, you’ll have to forgive me of my double fangirl post. My book this time around reminds me of a childhood lost (and a new one gained in faux adulthood!). And if you haven’t guessed what it is yet, it’s…. [/drumroll please]
This collection contains some of my favorite stories, including “In Which Eeyore Loses a Tail and Pooh Finds One.” The illustrations by Ernest H. Shepard are also the classic caricatures of the characters we all know and love. Oh so very long ago, A.A. Milne wrote this book for his son Christopher Robin, and the rest is history! Edward Bear, better known as Winnie-the-Pooh, is well-loved by all who know him; and he continues to bring joy to all who read of him– including this monster right here.
Okay… I must admit a thing. I’m not just reminded of childhood here. There’s a someone involved.
Aside from this amazing collection of Pooh stories, I’ve included two of my “bookshelf buddies” (for lack of a better word). Combined, these things remind me of my big brother. He’s the one that brings me the most joy in my life– the one I can always count on when I’m feeling down. Besides, he knows of my obsession with Pooh & Friends and he’s slowly been buying the characters for me on a year-by-year basis.