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Book Title: The Collected Stories of Winnie-The-Pooh|
The size of the: 351 KB
Edition: Listening Library
Date of issue: September 22nd 2009
The author of the book: A.A. Milne
Format files: PDF
ISBN 13: 9780307706102
Read full description of the books The Collected Stories of Winnie-The-Pooh:WINNIE-THE-POOH
POOH GOES VISITING" and other stories"
Story 1 In which we are introduced
Story 2 In which Pooh goes visiting and gets into a tight place
Story 3 In which Pooh and Piglet go hunting and nearly catch a Woozle
Story 4 In which Eeyore loses a tail and Pooh finds one
Story 5 In which Piglet is entirely surrounded by water
Story 6 In which Christopher Robin gives a Pooh Party, and we say good-bye
PIGLET MEETS A HEFFALUMP "and other stories"
Story 1 In which Piglet meets a Heffalump
Story 2 In which Eeyore has a birthday and gets two presents
Story 3 In which Kanga and Baby Roo come to the forest, and Piglet has a bath
Story 4 In which Christopher Robin leads an exploration to the North Pole
THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER
TIGER COMES TO THE FOREST "and other stories""
"Story 1 In which a house is built at Pooh Corner for Eeyore
Story 2 In which Tiger comes to the forest and has breakfast
Story 3 In which Tiger is unbounced
Story 4 In which Eeyore finds the Wolery and Owl moves into it
Story 5 In which Christopher Robin and Pooh come to an enchanted place
POOH INVENTS A NEW GAME "and other stories"
Story 1 In which Rabbit has a busy day
Story 2 In which Pooh invents a new game
Story 3 In which it is shown that Tiggers don't climb trees
Story 4 In which a search is organdized
Story 5 In which Piglet does a very grand thing
Read information about the authorAlan Alexander Milne (pronounced /ˈmɪln/) was an English author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various children's poems.
A. A. Milne was born in Kilburn, London, to parents Vince Milne and Sarah Marie Milne (née Heginbotham) and grew up at Henley House School, 6/7 Mortimer Road (now Crescent), Kilburn, a small public school run by his father. One of his teachers was H. G. Wells who taught there in 1889–90. Milne attended Westminster School and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he studied on a mathematics scholarship. While there, he edited and wrote for Granta, a student magazine. He collaborated with his brother Kenneth and their articles appeared over the initials AKM. Milne's work came to the attention of the leading British humour magazine Punch, where Milne was to become a contributor and later an assistant editor.
Milne joined the British Army in World War I and served as an officer in the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and later, after a debilitating illness, the Royal Corps of Signals. He was discharged on February 14, 1919.
After the war, he wrote a denunciation of war titled Peace with Honour (1934), which he retracted somewhat with 1940's War with Honour. During World War II, Milne was one of the most prominent critics of English writer P. G. Wodehouse, who was captured at his country home in France by the Nazis and imprisoned for a year. Wodehouse made radio broadcasts about his internment, which were broadcast from Berlin. Although the light-hearted broadcasts made fun of the Germans, Milne accused Wodehouse of committing an act of near treason by cooperating with his country's enemy. Wodehouse got some revenge on his former friend by creating fatuous parodies of the Christopher Robin poems in some of his later stories, and claiming that Milne "was probably jealous of all other writers.... But I loved his stuff."
He married Dorothy "Daphne" de Sélincourt in 1913, and their only son, Christopher Robin Milne, was born in 1920. In 1925, A. A. Milne bought a country home, Cotchford Farm, in Hartfield, East Sussex. During World War II, A. A. Milne was Captain of the Home Guard in Hartfield & Forest Row, insisting on being plain 'Mr. Milne' to the members of his platoon. He retired to the farm after a stroke and brain surgery in 1952 left him an invalid and by August 1953 "he seemed very old and disenchanted".
He was 74 years old when he passed away in 1956.
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