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The adventures of Christopher Robin and his friends in which Pooh Bear uses a balloon to get honey, Piglet meets a Heffalump, and Eeyore has a birthday Winnie-the-Pooh

About the Author: A.A. Milne

Alan Alexander Milne pronounced m ln was an English author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie the Pooh and for various children s poems A A Milne was born in Kilburn, London, to parents Vince Milne and Sarah Marie Milne n e Heginbotham and grew up at Henley House School, 6 7 Mortimer Road now Crescent , Kilburn, a small public school run by his father One of his teachers was H G Wells who taught there in 1889 90 Milne attended Westminster School and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he studied on a mathematics scholarship While there, he edited and wrote for Granta, a student magazine He collaborated with his brother Kenneth and their articles appeared over the initials AKM Milne s work came to the attention of the leading British humour magazine Punch, where Milne was to become a contributor and later an assistant editor Milne joined the British Army in World War I and served as an officer in the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and later, after a debilitating illness, the Royal Corps of Signals He was discharged on February 14, 1919 After the war, he wrote a denunciation of war titled Peace with Honour 1934 , which he retracted somewhat with 1940 s War with Honour During World War II, Milne was one of the most prominent critics of English writer P G Wodehouse, who was captured at his country home in France by the Nazis and imprisoned for a year Wodehouse made radio broadcasts about his internment, which were broadcast from Berlin Although the light hearted broadcasts made fun of the Germans, Milne accused Wodehouse of committing an act of near treason by cooperating with his country s enemy Wodehouse got some revenge on his former friend by creating fatuous parodies of the Christopher Robin poems in some of his later stories, and claiming that Milne was probably jealous of all other writers But I loved his stuff He married Dorothy Daphne de S lincourt in 1913, and their only son, Christopher Robin Milne, was born in 1920 In 1925, A A Milne bought a country home, Cotchford Farm, in Hartfield, East Sussex During World War II, A A Milne was Captain of the Home Guard in Hartfield Forest Row, insisting on being plain Mr Milne to the members of his platoon He retired to the farm after a stroke and brain surgery in 1952 left him an invalid and by August 1953 he seemed very old and disenchanted.He was 74 years old when he passed away in 1956.

10 thoughts on “Winnie-the-Pooh

  1. Paul Bryant Paul Bryant says:

    Winnie the Pooh, light of my life, fire of my loins My sin, my soul Win knee the Pooh the tip of the lip taking a trip of three steps down the palate to return at four to kiss Pooh He was Pooh, plain Pooh, in the morning, standing eighteen inches in one sock He was that scruffy old bear at school He was Mr

  2. Manny Manny says:

    In which the animals meet a Hostile Reviewer, and Pooh invents a New BreakfastOne morning, Pooh and Piglet were walking through the Hundred Acre Wood, when they spied a strange Creature lying on the ground As they got closer, they could see that it looked a bit like a very large Boy But what was most remarkab

  3. Kai Kai says:

    Some people care too much I think it s called love Since Winnie the Pooh is my favourite Disney movie, I decided to read book it s based on Turns out it is one of my favourite books.It is so absolutely sweet and filled with smart humor What I like most about Winnie the Pooh is this melancholic feeling you get wh

  4. Julie Julie says:

    Winnie the Pooh by A.A Milne was my favorite book series as a child Later, when my own kids sat listening to the adventures of Christopher Robin, Pooh Bear, Piglet, and Eeyore, and the gang, it was a little bit of a shock to discover this series, with its charming stories, are not just for kids A little Considerati

  5. Petra-X Petra-X says:

    I got four matching hardback books today When We Were Very YoungNow We Are SixWinnie the Pooh andThe House at Pooh Corner.I was going to put some ribbon around them and sell them as a set, but I got lost in reading The King s Breakfast and loving Shepard s illustrations aloud I don t really want to sell the book now I

  6. Ahmad Sharabiani Ahmad Sharabiani says:

    Winnie the Pooh Winnie the Pooh 1 , A.A MilneWinnie the Pooh 1926 is the first volume of stories about Winnie the Pooh, written by A A Milne and illustrated by E H Shepard The book focuses on the adventures of a teddy bear called Winnie the Pooh and his friends Piglet, a small toy pig Eeyore, a toy donkey Owl, a live owl

  7. James James says:

    Book ReviewCan you believe Winnie the Pooh by A.A Milne is almost 100 years old I was shocked when I found out I thought it was from the 1950s or 1960s nonetheless, it s an amazing memory So many fun characters, great childhood moment and even some adult ones come from these books and the subsequent mass market media that c

  8. Summer Summer says:

    The Winnie the Pooh books are great because everyone has some sort of problem Pooh is painfully na ve, Piglet is neurotic, Owl is a narcissist, Eeyore has major depression, Tigger is hyperactive, Rabbit is a sociopath, and Kanga needs to spend an afternoon with The Feminine Mystique It s good for kids to learn that pretty much

  9. Sean Barrs Sean Barrs says:

    Winnie the Pooh is so much fun It has all the things that make for a fantastic children s story Like The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe and Harry Potter there is a hidden world a much better world on the fringes of our own Enter a wardrobe, a platform or a tree and you are on the cusp of something grand It s pure escapism Howe

  10. Loretta Loretta says:

    Truly a beautiful book

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