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When We Were Very Young: Poems (edition 2020)

by A. A. Milne (Author)

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A collection of poems reflecting the experiences of a little English boy growing up in the early part of the twentieth century.
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Title:When We Were Very Young: Poems
Authors:A. A. Milne (Author)
Info:Open Road Media (2020), 214 pages
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  pszolovits | Feb 3, 2021 |
New copies of old favourites bought for my grandchildren. They have not shown as much interest as I would have expected. ( )
  KarenCollyer | Oct 26, 2020 |
You don't get much better than A.A. Milne when it comes to children's books, and E.H. Shepard's illustrations are the perfect accompaniment. The verse in here still pops into my head, many many years after it was first read to me. ( )
  Tara_Calaby | Jun 22, 2020 |
A good collection of poems that embody the spirit of early childhood well. It's hard to believe Milne when he said he was the "least sentimental" about children. ( )
  peterbmacd | May 17, 2020 |
Poems featuring Christopher Robin and kings and ladies and bears. ( )
  LindaLeeJacobs | Feb 15, 2020 |
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To Christopher Robin Milne or as he prefers to call himself, Billy Moon, this book which owes so much to him is now humbly offered.
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At one time (but I have changed my mind now) I thought I was going to write a little Note at the top of each of these poems, in the manner of Mr. William Wordsworth, who liked to tell his readers where he was staying, and which of his friends he was walking with, and what he was thinking about, when the idea of writing his poem came to him.
Down by the corner of the street
Where the three roads meet,
And the feet
Of the people as they pass go "Tweet-tweet-tweet-"
Who comes tripping round the corner of the street?
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