This beautifully produced slipcased edition was specially created to commemorate the recent 75th anniversary of the publication of the very first stories about Winnie the Pooh. It consists of the classic, much-loved, tried and tested stories by A.A. Milne and illustrated by E.H. Shepard: Winnie the Pooh, The House at Pooh Corner, the poetry from When We Were Very Young and Now We Are Six. This is a book that together parent and child can pore over for hours. A must for the nursery bookshelf.
Beautiful gift set featuring the beautiful colour editions of Winnie the Pooh, The House at Pooh Corner, When We Were very Young and Now We Are Six. All the stories are original and unabridged A.A. Milne text.
|Publication date:||1st July 2001|
|Publisher:||Methuen Winnie The Pooh an imprint of Egmont Childrens Books|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
A.A. Milne (1882-1956) 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, ...More About A.A. Milne
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