Now We Are Six Deluxe Edition

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Penguin, Feb 14, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 128 pages
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When We Were Very Young and Now We Are Six complete the four-volume set of deluxe editions of the Milne and Shepard classic works. Like their companions, the Winnie-the-Pooh 80th Anniversary Edition and The House At Pooh Corner, these beautiful books feature full-color artwork on cream-colored stock. The imaginative charm that has made Pooh the world’s most famous bear pervades the pages of Milne’s poetry, and Ernest H. Shepard’s witty and loving illustrations enhance these truly delightful gift editions.

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User Review  - Nandakishore_Varma - LibraryThing

Like When We Were Very Young, this is also a terrific compilation. I love it when an adult can see through a child's eyes without losing his "adult-ness". Milne's poetry is simple and beautiful, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - CLDoyle - LibraryThing

Appropriate age group for this book of poems would be 4th grade to 8th grade, I think that the younger ages will really enjoy it because there is a lot of references to Winnie the Pooh in it. This ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

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

E. 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.

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