When We Were Very Young: Classic Gift Edition

Category: Book
By (author): Milne, A. A.
Illustrated By: Shepard, Ernest H.
Series: Winnie-the-pooh
Subject:  JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Bears
  JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship
Publisher: Dutton Children's Books
Published: September 2020
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 112
Size: 7.50in x 5.18in
Our Price:
$ 23.00
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Additional Notes

From The Publisher*A. A. Milne's beloved poetry collections--When We Were Very Young and Now We Are Six--are now available as part of the Classic Gift Edition line! Discover the first of A. A. Milne's classic books for young readers with a gorgeous, collectible edition of When We Were Very Young, a book of verse.

Published two years before Winnie-the-Pooh, When We Were Very Young is the first of A. A. Milne's delightful verse collections. A celebration of childhood, these poems have been read and re-read for generations, touching the hearts of children and their families for almost a hundred years. Milne's treasured poems are perfectly matched by Ernest Shepard's whimsical illustrations.

Artfully crafted in the style of the first American edition of When We Were Very Young, published in 1924 by E. P. Dutton, this elegant edition is the perfect gift for both new readers and passionate collectors.
Biographical NoteA. A. Milne was born in 1882 in London. He was a playwright and 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.