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Unformatted text preview: Sheet1 Page 1 Infobox writer name = A. A. Milne image = A._A._Milne.jpg birthdate = birth date1882118mf=y birthplace = Hampstead, London, England deathdate = death date and age19561311882118 deathplace = Hartfield, Sussex, England occupation = Novelist, Playwright, Poet ''Alan Alexander Milne''' (pronEng m ln) (January 18, 1882 &amp Err:510 Milne was born in Hampstead, London, England and grew up at Henley House School, 6/7 Mortimer Road, Kilburn, London, a Milne joined the British Army in World War I and served as an officer in the Royal Warwickshire FusiliersRoyal Warwickshire R During World War II, he was Captain of the British Home GuardHome Guard in Hartfield &amp Milne married Dorothy &quot Err:509 Milne is most famous for his Pooh books about a boy named Christopher Robin, after his son, and various characters inspired Milne also wrote a number of poems, including ''Vespers'', ''They're Changing Guard at Buckingham Palace'', and ''King John' The overwhelming success of his children's books was to become a source of considerable annoyance to Milne, whose self-a But once Milne had, in his own words, &quot His reception remained warmer in America than Britain, and he continued to publish novels and short stories, but by the late 1 Even his old literary home, ''Punch'', where the ''When We Were Very Young'' verses had first appeared, was ultimately to reje He also adapted Kenneth Grahame's novel ''The Wind in the Willows'' for the stage as ''Toad of Toad Hall''. The title was an im After Milne's death, his widow sold the rights to the Pooh characters to the Walt Disney Company, which has made a number Royalties from the Pooh characters paid by Disney to the Royal Literary Fund, part-owner of the Pooh copyright, provide the i Err:510 Err:510 * ''Lovers in London'', (1905) (Some consider this more of a short story collection * ''Once on a Time'', (1917) a fairytale with an adult slant * ''Mr. Pim'', (1921) * ''The Red House Mystery'', (1921) * ''Two People (novel)Two People'', (1931) (Inside jacket claims this is Milne's first attempt at a novel.) * ''Four Days' Wonder'', (1933) * ''Chloe Marr'', (1946) Err:510 * ''Peace With Honour'', (1934) Sheet1 Page 2 * ''It's Too Late Now: the autobiography of a writer'', (1939) * ''War With Honour'', (1940) * ''Year In, Year Out'', (1952) (illustrated by E. H. Shepard) Punch articles: * ''The Day's Play'', (1910) * ''Once a Week'', (1914) * ''The Holiday Round'', (1912) * ''The Sunny Side'', (1921) * ''Those Were the Days (A. A. Milne)Those Were the Days'', (1929) selection of Punch pieces from the above four books Err:510 * ''The Chronicles of Clovis'' by &quot * ''Not That It Matters'', (1920) * ''By Way of Introduction'', (1929) Err:510 * ''Gallery of Children'', (1925) * ''Winnie-the-Pooh (book)Winnie-the-Pooh'', (1926) (illustrated by E. H. Shepard) * ''The House at Pooh Corner'', (1928) (illustrated by E. H. Shepard)* ''The House at Pooh Corner'', (1928) (illustrated by E....
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