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Disney has created a beautiful Winnie-the-Pooh short-animation in watercolour as a gift to new parents, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to celebrate the birth of their new son. The story sees the world’s favourite bear embark on a journey to deliver a special hum to the new royal baby, as his name is officially announced to be Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.
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The greatest ever Winnie the Pooh quotes for all moments in life

“Weeds are flowers, too, once you get to know them.”

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5 children's books to find sanctuary in when the going gets tough

Escape to the soothing realms of fiction

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One-liners to live by from our favourite children's books

Find inspiration in these classic childhood reads

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Anna Brech
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Now you can read classic novels on Instagram Stories

Tackle weighty tomes with the swipe of a thumb

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Anna Brech
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The new Little Miss is the playground feminist muse we've all been waiting for

Another small step forward for womankind

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This year's M&S Christmas advert is here and it'll give you all the warm fuzzies

It features one of our favourite children's book characters

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Why this school librarian rejected Melania Trump’s book donation

She offered a searing critique of the first lady’s "racist" choice of author

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Moya Crockett
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The Moomins are coming back to TV and the cast is incredible

Ready your Little My topknots

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Amy Swales
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Lost manuscript discovered in home of Where The Wild Things Are author

“What a miracle to find this buried treasure in the archives”

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Anna Brech
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As his creator Michael Bond dies, the best quotes from Paddington Bear

“I’ll never be like other people, but that’s alright, because I’m a bear”

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Mariah Carey’s most famous song is being turned into a film

And it all sounds *so* Mariah.

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Moya Crockett
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An eight-year-old has written a bestseller about her annoying brother

"Well, he's a little downright annoying," said Nia Mya

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Hillary Clinton is releasing a children’s book

She’s also working on a collection of essays about the presidential election.

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Moya Crockett
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New Ladybird books for grown-ups are all our work woes

Old pics, new problems

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Anna Pollitt
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These are the UK’s favourite pearls of Winnie-the-Pooh wisdom

He’s far more than a bear of very little brain, you know.

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Moya Crockett
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The greatest pearls of life wisdom from Beatrix Potter

“What heaven can be more real than to retain the spirit-world of childhood?”

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Harriet Hall
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Winnie the Pooh is Britain's favourite children's book character

“The things that make me different are the things that make me”

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Victoria Gray
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Beatrix Potter stories have been given a high-fashion makeover

Preen, Henry Holland and co have given the Beatrix Potter series a 21st Century facelift

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Hayley Spencer
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Children read their favourite books to comfort shy shelter dogs

A scene that will warm the cockles of the iciest heart.

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Ariel will have blonde hair in The Little Mermaid remake

And fans aren't happy about it

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Sejal Kapadia Pocha
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