Winnie the Pooh Colours Lift the Flap Book by
  

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Winnie the Pooh Colours Lift the Flap Book by

Little hands will love to lift the flaps and spot all the colourful things in Winnie-the-Pooh's wonderful world. Join Pooh, Piglet, Christopher Robin and all their friends as they play pooh sticks, enjoy a picnic, have a birthday celebration and spend time outdoors. Each page of this delightful board book represents a different colour, the perfect way to get babies and toddlers to identify colours. Suitable for children age 2 and up. Look out for other Winnie-the-Pooh early learning titles including, Winnie-the-Pooh: A Very Grand Day Out, Winnie-the-Pooh: Hello Pooh, Hello You! (mirror book), Winnie-the-Pooh: Opposites. The nation's favourite teddy bear has been delighting generations of children for 90 years. Pooh ranks alongside other beloved character such as Paddington Bear, and Peter Rabbit as an essential part of our literary heritage. Whether you're 5 or 55, Pooh is the bear for all ages.

About the Author

A.A. Milne grew up in a school - his parents ran Henley House in Kilburn, for young boys - but never intended to be a children's writer. Pooh he saw as a pleasant sideline to his main career as a playwright and regular scribe for the satirical literary magazine, Punch. Writing was very much the dominant feature of A.A. (Alan Alexander)'s life. He joined the staff of Punch in 1906, and became Assistant Editor. In the course of two decades he fought in the First World War, wrote some 18 plays and three novels, and fathered a son, Christopher Robin Milne, in 1920 (although he described the baby as being more his wife's work than his own!). Observations of little Christopher led Milne to produce a book of children's poetry, When We Were Very Young, in 1924, and in 1926 the seminal Winnie-the-Pooh. More poems followed in Now We Are Six (1927) and Pooh returned in The House at Pooh Corner (1928). After that, in spite of enthusiastic demand, Milne declined to write any more children's stories as he felt that, with his son growing up, they would now only be copies based on a memory. In one way, Christopher Robin turned out to be more famous than his father, though he became uncomfortable with his fame as he got older, preferring to avoid the literary limelight and run a bookshop in Dartmouth. Nevertheless, he published three volumes of his reminiscences before his death in 1996.

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Format

Novelty book
10 pages
Interest Age: From 2

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Publisher

Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd

Publication date

27th March 2014

ISBN

9781405271509


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