Whether six of sixty-six--or anywhere in between--readers will delight in the gentle humor and playful rhymes of some of the best-loved poems for children. A.A. Milne's writing brings to life the world of imaginative childhood, a world perfectly captured by Ernest H. Shepard's enchanting illustrations.
Celebrate the 90th birthday of one of the world's most beloved icons of children's literature, Winnie-the-Pooh!
Whether youre 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 Shepards 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.
From the Hardcover edition.
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.