Winnie the Pooh has captured the hearts and imaginations of readers since author A.A. Milne’s first book featuring the adorable bear was published back in October 1926. This little stuffed bear who belongs to Christopher Robin is known for his love of all things honey, his rumbly tumbly, and his simple words of wisdom. And, of course, we can’t forget his other friends from the Hundred Acre Woods, including Tigger, Piglet and gloomy Eeyore the donkey.
Over the years, there are have many stories, films, TV shows and animated tributes made about Pooh Bear and his friends. People of all ages just can’t enough of the “silly old bear.”
In the latest offering to his many fans, Build-a-Bear has teamed with Disney to release a new collection of stuffed toys from the Hundred Acre Wood. Each of the four characters in the line has an exclusive online bundle with lots of little extras that fans will love.
First, there’s the main bear himself. As part of the online-exclusive deluxe gift bundle, you get the 13-inch stuffed Winnie the Pooh with his fuzzy, yellow fur, his signature red shirt that has his name on it, and a blue pot of honey. Finally, your Pooh Bear comes with a sound chip that has six of his classic sayings on it. The whole package is available for $50 on the Build-A-Bear website.
The online-exclusive Piglet gift bundle with sound features Pooh’s quiet and shy friend. As his description says, “He may be little, but this loyal friend has the biggest heart in the Hundred Acre Wood.” The Piglet bundle includes the 10-inch plush wearing his signature stripes and a sound chip that includes six of his favorite sayings. The Piglet package costs $30.
He may be gloomy, but Eeyore is great at melting your heart. The online-exclusive Eeyore gift bundle with sound includes an 11-inch stuffed version of the beloved donkey, along with a six-phrase sound chip for $37.
Finally, there couldn’t be a Pooh collection without Tigger! The online-exclusive Tigger gift bundle with sound includes a 13-inch stuffed Tigger and his own digital sound chip with six sayings, including the classic, “TTFN! Ta-ta for now!” Tigger’s gift package is also $37.
These Build-a-Bear friends were so popular when they were announced that they quickly sold out. However, if you just have to have one (or more) of these cuddly critters, simply sign up with your email on the Build-A-Bear online store to get a notification when they will be back in stock for order and delivery.