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Jane Riordan

  • 5 stars across 13 books
    A.A. Milne was born in London in 1882. He began writing as a contributor to Punch magazine, and also wrote plays and poetry. Winnie-the-Pooh made his first appearance in Punch magazine in 1923. Soon after, in 1926, Milne published his first stories about Winnie-the-Pooh, which were an instant success. Since then, Pooh has become a world-famous bear, and Milne's stories have been translated into approximately forty different languages.


    H. Shepard famously illustrated both Winnie-the-Pooh and The Wind in the Willows though, like A.A. Milne, much of his career was devoted to work for the satirical magazine Punch. To do the illustrations for Winnie-the-Pooh, Shepard observed the real Christopher Robin Milne, but not the real Pooh. The bear in the pictures is in fact based on Growler, a toy belonging to Shepard's own son.
    3rd October 2019

    Winnie-the-Pooh: The Long Winter's Sleep

    When a cold north wind blows through the Hundred Acre Wood, Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends retreat back into their co... More

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    31st May 2018

    Winnie-the-Pooh: The Big Adventure: A Lift-the-Flap Book

    'When Christopher Robin woke up that morning he knew at once that it was a day for big boots and Adventure.' ... More

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    3rd November 2016

    Winnie-the-Pooh Meets the Queen

    The ultimate gift for the year of the Queen's 90th birthday. In this beautifully illustrated children's book, Winnie-the... More

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    31st May 2018

    Winnie-the-Pooh Goes To London

    "London is a very fine place," announced Pooh. When Winnie-the-Pooh ventures to London he's most surpris... More

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    1st September 2012

    Snowy Bear

    Join Snowy Bear and his friends as they search for snow. Perfect to read aloud, this soft and friendly puppet will bring... More

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    21st October 2019

    Stories for 3 Year Olds

    Stories for 3 Year Olds is full to the brim with adorable stories and friends to meet, providing lots of fun at storytim... More

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    21st October 2019

    Stories for 2 Year Olds

    Stories for 2 Year Olds is jam-packed full of fun, sweet stories and characters, ideal for toddler readers.... More

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