The Queen becomes the world’s longest reigning monarch this week, following the death of the Thai king.  But she isn’t the only British institution to turn 90 this year. 

Today marks Winnie the Pooh’s 90th birthday and to celebrate he’s joined by a new friend – Penguin, in four new stories to mark the anniversary.

The author of the new books, Brian Sibley said: ‘The thought of Pooh encountering a penguin seemed no more outlandish than him meeting a kangaroo and a tiger in a Sussex wood’

Amongst the top tips for life learned from Pooh (in a survey of 1,000 adults) is: It isn't much good having anything exciting, if you can't share it with somebody. Who would have thought there could be so much wisdom in a cartoon character….

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