Edward is a simply beautiful replica of the British-made teddy bear who famously inspired AA Milne's Winnie the Pooh stories. Originally created by Farnell in 1921, Edward has been brought to life again as the star of major feature film 'Goodbye Christopher Robin'
Purchased from Harrods by Daphne Milne for her young son, Christopher Robin, 'Edward' bear and his owner formed a unique bond and became the best of friends. Christopher's father, AA Milne, was enamoured by the wonderful partnership he witnessed between a boy and his bear, and decided to pen stories about their eventful journey through life together.
Hand-crafted in England using the same traditional skills and materials as Christopher Robin's original Edward bear, this handsome chap features a rich, antique golden mohair coat and sandy-beige pure woollen felt paws. His deep amber eyes show a longing to be loved, which together with a hand-embroidered nose and endearing smile, give him a quintessential charm that can only be found in a teddy bear of such timeless design and heritage.
True to the original, Edward also 'growls' when tipped. Recreated by Merrythought as a Special Edition, each Edward bear is individually numbered and presented in a unique 'Farnell by Merrythought' cloth gift bag.
18 inches high
PRESENTED IN A LUXURY GIFT BAG
Recommended for children over 36 months - please remove all accessories, ribbons and labels before giving to a child aged below this age.
- 100% Wool felt
- Cotton thread
- Bean Filled
Edward in America
So I was hesitant about bringing Edward across the Pond to my home in NE Ohio (USA). How would he fare on the trip? Would he like his new home? Would we get along?
Edward arrived unscathed on Aug 6 - and is doing quite well so far. He is getting along famously with the other bears and seems to be very comfortable in his new forever home. He is gorgeous and stately and I am in love.
I love Merrythought bears - your customer service is exceptional as is the quality of your product. I am a forever customer!
I am so happy with Edward; he is a little larger than I expected which is great. Beautifully made, his face is expressive and his growl gives him real character. Edward will be loved by any child - or adult!
Big and Little Edward - Both are Stunning and Irresistable
I have Edward and my daughter has little Edward, we couldn't choose between them so they both came home with us! Love watching Edward in the film, perfect bears.
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