The Tao of Pooh

The Tao of Pooh

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"What's this you're writing?... asked Pooh, climbing onto the writing table.
"The Tao of Pooh,... I replied.
"The how of Pooh?... asked Pooh, smudging one of the words I had just written.
"The Tao of Pooh,... I replied, poking his paw away with my pencil.
"It seems more like ow! of Pooh,... said Pooh, rubbing his paw.


"Well, it's not,... I replied huffily.
"What's it about?... asked Pooh, leaning forward and smearing another word.
"It's about how to stay happy and calm under all circumstances!... I yelled.
"Have you read it?... asked Pooh...


...Winnie-the-Pooh has a certain way about him, a way of doing things that has made him the world's most beloved bear, and Pooh's Way, as Benjamin Hoff brilliantly demonstrates, seems strangely close to the ancient Chinese principles of Taoism.


Follow the Pooh Way in this humorous and enlightening introduction to Taoism, with classic decorations by E.H.Shepard throughout. Over a million copies sold.
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Product details

  • 12-15
  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 13mm | 170g
  • Farshore
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • w. ill. by Ernest H. Shepard
  • 9781405293785
  • 6,355

Review Text

“Whats this youre writing?” asked Pooh, climbing onto the writing table.
“The Tao of Pooh,” I replied.
“The how of Pooh?” asked Pooh, smudging one of the words I had just written.
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Review quote

'Winnie-the-Pooh has always been a very special (albeit funny old) bear, not least of all because his books are filled with wonderful words of wisdom.', Stylist magazine


"Aspects of Taoism told through the characters of 'Winnie the Pooh' - I mean, does it get better?" Meghan Markle


'Mr. Hoff gives grown-ups permission to rediscover Winnie the Pooh' New York Times
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About Benjamin Hoff

Benjamin Hoff is the author of The Tao of Pooh and The Te of Piglet, both of which explain the Chinese philosophy of Taoism through the characters created by A.A.Milne.
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112,230 ratings
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4 34% (38,382)
3 21% (23,034)
2 5% (5,985)
1 2% (2,391)
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