Prince Harry gifts Prince Louis $10K 'Winnie-the-Pooh' book

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Prince Harry has paid around $10,000 for a first edition “Winnie-the-Pooh” for nephew Louis’ christening.

The 33-year-old newlywed plans to start an exclusive library for the young prince, in tribute to his late mother, Princess Diana.

A friend said: “One of Harry’s happiest childhood memories was being read a bedtime story by his mother.

“She loved all the old classics and Harry had the brilliant idea of starting a little library of first editions for Louis, Charlotte and George to enjoy as they get older.

“He originally wanted to get Lewis Carroll’s ‘Through The Looking Glass,’ which was on sale for £24,000 ($31,000), but decided ‘Winnie-the-Pooh’ would be more suitable for a first tome.

“’Robinson Crusoe’ was William’s favorite book, but Harry loved all things A.A. Milne.”

The Duke of Sussex is understood to have bought the 1926 A.A. Milne book — of which 30,000 were printed in the first run — from Peter Harrington in London.

Prince Louis and Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge
Prince Louis and Kate Middleton, the Duchess of CambridgeAFP/Getty Images

The christening took place at Chapel Royal at St James’s Palace.

The fifth-in-line to the throne, who was born in April, was christened by the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby.

He was set to wear the same gown worn by his older siblings, Prince George and Princess Charlotte.

It is a replica of the dress made for Queen Victoria’s eldest daughter in 1841.

George, 4 and Charlotte, 3, were there for their brother’s big day.

It was the first time the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their three children have been seen together as a family of five.

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