Dutton Books for Young Readers When We Were Very Young: Classic Gift Edition Dutton Books for Young Readers When We Were Very Young: Classic Gift Edition
Dutton Books for Young Readers When We Were Very Young: Classic Gift Edition Dutton Books for Young Readers When We Were Very Young: Classic Gift Edition

When We Were Very Young: Classic Gift Edition

By A. A. Milne

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Publication Date: September 1, 2020

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Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7

A. A. Milne’s beloved poetry collections—When We Were Very Young and Now We Are Six—are now available as part of the Classic Gift Edition line! Discover the first of A. A. Milne’s classic books for young readers with a gorgeous, collectible edition of When We Were Very Young, a book of verse.

Published two years before Winnie-the-Pooh, When We Were Very Young is the first of A. A. Milne’s delightful verse collections. A celebration of childhood, these poems have been read and re-read for generations, touching the hearts of children and their families for almost a hundred years. Milne’s treasured poems are perfectly matched by Ernest Shepard’s whimsical illustrations.

Artfully crafted in the style of the first American edition of When We Were Very Young, published in 1924 by E. P. Dutton, this elegant edition is the perfect gift for both new readers and passionate collectors.

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.

Format: Hardcover

Length: 112 pages

Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers

Publication Date: September 1, 2020

ISBN: 9780593112328

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