(NEWS CENTER) -- Today is Take Your Teddy Bear to Work or School Day!
Teddy bears have been around for more than a hundred years. They are thought to be named after Theodore Roosevelt for refusing to shoot a bear on a hunting trip. Whatever their origin, they've inspired many famous bears over the years.
Which of these famous bears came first?
A. Winnie the Pooh
B. Smokey the Bear
C. Paddington Bear
D. Yogi Bear
The answer is Winnie the Pooh!
This honey-loving bear was created by author A. A. Milne in a 19-24 poem. Milne published a book of stories about Pooh in 19-26 which was illustrated by E. H. Shepard.