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Lindsay Mattick: Finding Winnie & Winnie's Great War


Thu Apr 16, 2020
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
60 mins


Lillian H. Smith

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this event has been cancelled. While we're working to reschedule as many events as possible, no new dates have currently been determined.

17th Albert and Clara Lahmer Memorial Lecture

The remarkable true story of Winnie-the-Pooh and one great-granddaughter?s journey to discover it

Join us for a lecture given by Lindsay Mattick the great-granddaughter of Captain Harry Colebourn, the Canadian soldier who purchased the black bear cub that inspired A. A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh. The author of "Finding Winnie" (2015), the 2015 Caldecott Medal winner, and of middle-grade novel "Winnie's Great War" (2018), Lindsay will share the adventure she's had exploring her family history as well as the challenges and rewards of bringing it to life.

Doors open at 6pm. Seating is limited, arrive early.


Adult • Teen


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