Not a lot of people know that a Latin translation of Winnie the Pooh, by A.A. Milne, was published in 1960. Alexander Lenard, the translator, was also a physician, painter, musician, and poet, but he is most famous for Winnie Ille Pu.

The book is the only Latin book to become a New York Times best seller – it remained on the NY Times list for 20 weeks.

Here’s a sample page:

3 Responses to “WINNIE ILLE PU”

  1. I own a copy of this, as well as Domus Anguli Puensis.

  2. I found my “Tao of Pooh” book when sorting out my books for my move to Ireland, and also “Tao of Physics” by Fritjof Capra!

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