The Book of Pooh

Last Updated on: March 27th, 2023

The Book of Pooh (Playhouse Disney Show)

“The Book of Pooh” is a children’s television series that aired on Playhouse Disney (later renamed Disney Junior) from 2001 to 2003. It was a puppetry and live-action show based on the classic Winnie the Pooh stories by A.A. Milne.

The series is set within the Hundred Acre Wood and follows the adventures of Winnie the Pooh and his friends, including Piglet, Tigger, Rabbit, Eeyore, Owl, Kanga, and Roo. The show is presented in a unique storytelling format where the characters interact with the “Narrator” (played by Geoffrey Holder) and follow the stories as written in “The Book of Pooh.”

The main focus of the show is on friendship, imagination, and problem-solving. Each episode involves the characters facing various challenges, which they approach with creativity and teamwork. The characters often use their imaginations to come up with inventive solutions, emphasizing the importance of creative thinking and cooperation.

“The Book of Pooh” combines live-action puppetry with computer-generated animation to bring the beloved characters to life. The puppets interact with colorful, two-dimensional animated backgrounds that depict the Hundred Acre Wood.

The show features catchy songs and memorable music, capturing the charm and whimsy of the original Winnie the Pooh stories. It also preserves the gentle and heartwarming spirit of A.A. Milne’s classic tales, making it a family-friendly and educational show for young viewers.

“The Book of Pooh” serves as a gentle introduction to the world of Winnie the Pooh for young audiences, encouraging imaginative play and teaching valuable life lessons about friendship, problem-solving, and the joy of storytelling.

Additional Details:

  • Year of Debut: 2001
  • Year of Finale: 2005
  • Type of Series: Animated
  • TV Channel/Platform: Playhouse Disney
  • IMDB Link


  • Christopher Robin: Paul Tiesler
  • Pooh Bear and Tigger: Jim Cummings
  • Piglet: John Fiedler/Jeff Bennett
  • Rabbit: Ken Sansom
  • Eeyore: Peter Cullen
  • Owl: Andre Stojka
  • Kessie: Stephanie D’Abruzzo
  • Kanga: Kath Soucie
  • Roo: Nikita Hopkins
  • Christopher Robin’s Mom: Vicki Kenderes Eibner
  • Mr. Narrator: Roger L. Jackson

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