When We Were Very Young

by A. A. Milne

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When We Were Very Young
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A collection of poems reflecting the experiences of a little English boy growing up in the early part of the 20th century. Illustrations by Ernest H. Shepard.

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On his first birthday, Christopher Robin Milne — son of A.A. Milne — was given a teddy bear. That bear became the inspiration for the Winnie-the-Pooh tales, the first of which appeared in 1924. Father and son are pictured above in 1926. Howard Coster/Apic/Getty Images hide caption

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