Winnie-the-Pooh: The Complete Collection of Stories and Poems

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Methuen Children's Books, 1994 - Animals - 432 pages
This gift edition contains all four of A.A. Milne's classic children's books of verse and stories about Christopher Robin and Winnie-the-Pooh, accompanied by E.H. Shepard's original drawings and illustrations.

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User Review  - DerekCaelin - LibraryThing

The things that most stick with me are the loving relationships between Piglet and Pooh, and Pooh and Christopher Robin. The support and joy they all take in each other's company shines through the pages. That last chapter about the end of boyhood is poignant and beautiful. Read full review

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User Review  - 1Avidfan - LibraryThing

This wonderful edition of the complete stories and poems of Winnie-the-Pooh is a treasure. There is nothing new that I can say about the actual words written by A.A. Milne. Pooh has been reviewed and ... Read full review

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About the author (1994)

A prolific writer, A. A. Milne published 35 plays, 6 novels, 3 books of verse, 3 collections of short stories, and several works of nonfiction, including sketches for Punch magazine, of which he was the assistant editor. Nevertheless, his fame rests on four books for children: two of whimsical stories about the stuffed animals in his son's bedroom (Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner) and two of verse (When We Were Very Young and Now We Are Six). All are considered classics and have been included among the Children's Literature Association's Touchstone books as the best in children's literature, on the Lewis Carroll Shelf list, and on the Choice magazine list of books for the academic library. He also wrote Toad of Toad Hall, a play based on Grahame's The Wind in the Willows, and Once upon a Time: A Fairy Tale for Grown-ups, both of which are sometimes included in volumes with the four classic works. Milne had a son, Christopher Robin, who served as the model for the little boy in his children's books.

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