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When We Were Very Young

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When We Were Very Young, the first of A.A. Milne's four world-famous books for children, introduced Christopher Robin to innumerable friends, and has probably been read more widely than any other book of verse for children published in our time. For sheer delightfulness the children's rhymes of A.A. Milne are in a class by themselves, with their charm, humor, and understanding — to say nothing of their irresistible rhythms. Ernest H. Shepard's illustrations are an important complement to the verses. A.A. Milne has here created a book of proven classic quality, a book that goes straight to the heart.

Synopsis:

When We Were Very Young, the first of A.A. Milne's four world-famous books for children, introduced Christopher Robin to innumerable friends, and has probably been read more widely than any other book of verse for children published in our time. For sheer delightfulness the children's rhymes of A.A. Milne are in a class by themselves, with their charm, humor, and understanding — to say nothing of their irresistible rhythms. Ernest H. Shepard's illustrations are an important complement to the verses. A.A. Milne has here created a book of proven classic quality, a book that goes straight to the heart.

Synopsis:

Verses full of bubbling nonsense and rhythm, written for the author's son, Christopher Robin. It is for "very small children (and for their elders who get a surreptitious joy from what is meant for their little ones)."" — Sunday Review, 1924

About the Author

A. A. Milne was born in 1882 in London. He was a playwright and a journalist as well as a poet and storyteller. His classic children's books were inspired by his son, Christopher Robin. Milne died in 1956.

Ernest H. Shepard was born in 1879 in England. His pictures of the Pooh characters are based on real toys owned by Christopher Robin Milne. Shepard died in 1976.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780525444459
Author:
Milne, A A
Publisher:
Dutton Books
Illustrator:
Shepard, Ernest H.
Author:
Milne, A.A.
Author:
Shepard, Ernest H.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Picture books
Subject:
Picture books for children
Subject:
English poetry
Subject:
Children's poetry, English
Subject:
Westerns
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Childrens classics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Redesigned in 1988.
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Winnie-the-Pooh
Series Volume:
535
Publication Date:
19881031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to AND UP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
7.78x5.34x.53 in. .43 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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"Synopsis" by , When We Were Very Young, the first of A.A. Milne's four world-famous books for children, introduced Christopher Robin to innumerable friends, and has probably been read more widely than any other book of verse for children published in our time. For sheer delightfulness the children's rhymes of A.A. Milne are in a class by themselves, with their charm, humor, and understanding — to say nothing of their irresistible rhythms. Ernest H. Shepard's illustrations are an important complement to the verses. A.A. Milne has here created a book of proven classic quality, a book that goes straight to the heart.
"Synopsis" by ,
Verses full of bubbling nonsense and rhythm, written for the author's son, Christopher Robin. It is for "very small children (and for their elders who get a surreptitious joy from what is meant for their little ones)."" — Sunday Review, 1924
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