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Title:
When we were very young
Author:
Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956, author.
Publication Information:
New York : Dutton Children's Books, [1988]

©1924
Physical Description:
100 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Summary:
A collection of poems reflecting the experiences of a little English boy growing up in the early part of the twentieth century.
General Note:
Copyright renewed: 1952.

Redesigned in 1988.

Also published by Puffin Books

Verses for children.

Verses full of bubbling nonsense and rhythm, written for the author's son, Christopher Robin. It is for "very small children (and for their elders who get a surreptitious joy from what is meant for their little ones).""--Sunday Review, 1924.
Language:
English
Contents:
Corner of the street -- Buckingham Palace -- Happiness _- The christening -- Puppy and I -- Twinkletoes -- The four friends -- Lines and squares -- Brownie -- Independence -- Nursery chairs -- Market square -- Daffodowndilly -- Water-lilies -- Disobedience -- Spring morning -- The island -- The three foxes -- Politeness -- Jonathan Jo -- At the zoo -- Rice pudding -- Missing -- The king's breakfast -- Hoppity -- At home -- The wrong house -- Summer afternoon -- The dormouse and the doctor -- Shoes and stockings -- Sand between the toes -- Knights and ladies -- Little Bo-peep and Little Boy Blue -- The mirror -- Halfway down -- The invaders -- Before tea -- Teddy Bear -- Bad Sir Brian Botany -- In the fashion -- The alchemist -- Growing up -- If I were king -- Vespers.
ISBN:
9780525444459

9780140361230

9780525479307

9780808538332
Format :
Book

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