In the original stories, Piglet
lived in a Beech Tree, south of Pooh's
house (100 Acre Wood Southwest) but when Owl
moved into Piglet's house, Piglet moved in with
Piglet likes to wear a long striped shirt
(the shirt used to be green but Disney changed
it to pink). When Piglet gets nervous his ears
twitch. His favorite food is Haycorns.
other friends included a human named Christopher
Robin, and other animal friends (also stuffed
dolls) Owl, Rabbit, Eeyore, Tigger Kanga and Roo.
Piglets had many adventures with Pooh. They
included their search for the "Heffalump", the
time they rescued Rabbit from a flood in
Christopher Robbins' umbrella, and when brave
Piglet slipped through Owl's mailbox to get help
after Owl's house blew over.
used phrases included "Oh d-d-dear-dear";
"W-w-what was that Pooh?"; "Oh dear, mercy me
The Piglet character first appeared in the
classic children's stories "Winnie-The-Pooh"
(1926) and "The House At Pooh Corner" (1928)
written by Alan Alexander "A. A." Milne
The characters were inspired by
several of the toys owned by Milne's son
Piglet has appeared in the Walt
Disney theatrical animations (based on the
designs of the story's original illustrator E.H.
Shepard) Winnie The Pooh and the Honey Tree
(1966), Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day
(1968), Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too (1974),
Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore (1983).
2003, Piglet got his own animated feature
entitled Piglet's Big Movie.
TRIVIA NOTE: The books
"Tao of Pooh"
and sequel the
"Te of Piglet"
written by Benjamin Hoff (E P Dutton, 1982, 1992)
associated the themes of the Pooh stories with
the Chinese philosophers of Taoism. The Chinese
word "Te" means "Virtue of the Small."
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