Garden historian Kathryn Aalto will discuss how the magical forests of south east England inspired A.A. Milne to create the cherished tales of Winnie-the-Pooh and the Hundred Acre Wood. Aalto takes readers through an exploration of the real landscapes, shares iconic moments from the books, and celebrates the interplay of landscape and literature.
Kathryn Aalto is an American landscape historian, designer and lecturer living in Exeter, England. She is the New York Times Bestselling author of The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh: A Walk Through the Forest that Inspired the Hundred Acre Wood, a People magazine Best New Book Pick.
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