Benjamin Hoff — American Author

Benjamin Hoff is an American author. He is best known as the author of The Tao of Pooh and The Te of Piglet. In 2006, he denounced the publishing industry and announced his resignation from book-writing. His book, The Singing Creek Where the Willows Grow, won the American Book Award in 1988... (wikipedia)

Practically everything from hairstyles to lifestyles is endorsed as some sort of drug to be taken Now for Instant Relief.
Lots of people talk to animals... Not very many listen, though... That's the problem.
But the basic Taoism that we are concerned with here is simply a particular way of appreciating, learning from, and working with whatever happens in everyday life.
Life itself, when understood and utilized for what it is, is sweet.
Pooh is able to accomplish what he does because he is simpleminded.