Now We Are Six

Now We Are Six

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Overview

Celebrate the 90th birthday of one of the world's most beloved icons of children's literature, Winnie-the-Pooh!

Whether you’re six, sixty-six, or anywhere in between, this enchanting collection of verses about Christopher Robin and, of course, Winnie-the-Pooh, will enchant.  

Filled with gentle humor and playful rhythms, Now We Are Six contains some of the best-loved poems for children. Between its pages, readers will delight in the always accessible, sun-filled realm of the imagination, perfectly rendered in Ernest Shepard’s beautiful illustrations. The essential book for that all-important birthday, Now We Are Six is a classic in its own right, treasured by every new generation of readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780140361247
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 08/28/1992
Series: Winnie-the-Pooh Series
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 57,057
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.31(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

A. 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.

Hometown:

Cotchford Farm, Sussex, England

Date of Birth:

January 18, 1882

Date of Death:

January 31, 1956

Place of Birth:

Hampstead, London

Place of Death:

Cotchford Farm, Sussex, England

Education:

Trinity College, Cambridge University (mathematics), 1903

Table of Contents

Solitude
3(1)
King John's Christmas
4(5)
Busy
9(4)
Sneezles
13(3)
Binker
16(4)
Cherry Stones
20(2)
The Knight Whose Armour Didn't Squeak
22(7)
Buttercup Days
29(1)
The Charcoal-Burner
30(3)
Us Two
33(3)
The Old Sailor
36(6)
The Engineer
42(2)
Journey's End
44(2)
Furry Bear
46(1)
Forgiven
47(3)
The Emperor's Rhyme
50(3)
Knight-in-Armour
53(2)
Come Out with Me
55(1)
Down by the Pond
56(2)
The Little Black Hen
58(5)
The Friend
63(1)
The Good Little Girl
64(3)
A Thought
67(1)
King Hilary and the Beggarman
68(7)
Swing Song
75(1)
Explained
76(3)
Twice Times
79(4)
The Morning Walk
83(2)
Cradle Song
85(2)
Waiting at the Window
87(2)
Pinkle Purr
89(2)
Wind on the Hill
91(2)
Forgotten
93(5)
In the Dark
98(3)
The End
101

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