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English writer of stories for children (1882-1956)

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In 1916 A.A. Milne, like any young man of that generation, joins the First World War.
In this stunning edition, A.A. Milne's world-famous story is once again brought to life by E.H.
In 1926, when A.A. Milne first published a whimsical volume of stories about a bear named Winnie the Pooh and his friends Christopher Robin, Owl, Rabbit, Kanga, Roo, Eeyore, Tigger and Piglet, he could not have foreseen the extent to which Winnie the Pooh would one day be transformed.
Meanwhile, a federal appeals court denied efforts by Pooh creator A.A. Milne's grand-daughter Claire Milne to void an agreement her grandfather signed with Stephen Slesinger for licensing and merchandising rights to the character, which she wants to sell to Disney.
The Sunny Side by A.A. Milne, a collection of short stories and sketches written for adults, is to be reprinted by independent publishing company Snowbooks.
A lot of kids today couldn't tell you that Winnie the Pooh was originally the brainchild of another early 20m-century writer, A.A. Milne (1882-1956).
Pooh's Heffalump Movie (U) Saccharine-loaded Disney version of A.A. Milne classics.
A.A. Milne's children's classic will be dramatized by actors in the University Theatre's Mad Duckling Children's Theatre company, headed by Gregory Heaton.
Journal, pediatricians from Halifax's Dalhousie University paid a satirical house call to the Hundred Acre Wood and determined that the characters in A.A. Milne's popular children's books are "seriously troubled individuals." Pooh, it turns out, suffers from attention deficit disorder and borderline Tourette's; Piglet is a poster child for anxiety disorder; and Eeyore should tackle his depression with Prozac.
Winnie the Pooh may not be much of a role model, either, according to Canadian researchers who explored the dysfunctional "dark underside" of A.A. Milne's Hundred Acre Wood (CMAJ 163[12]:1557-59, 2000).
In A.A. Milne's poem "Teddy Bear" (1924) Pooh was celebrated as "Teddy," an attribution with a history dating back to Mississippi in 1902.
But lawyers working for original author A.A. Milne's trust said the book was objectionable.
Robin, Christopher Fictional character, an English boy whose adventures with Winnie-the-Pooh, Piglet, and other animals were the basis of the stories in the classic children's books Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner by A.A. Milne. The character was based on the author's young son.
In one A.A. Milne poem, Christopher Robin comes down with wheezles and sneezles, and everyone wonders "if wheezles could turn into measles, if sneezles would turn into mumps." Now researchers say measles may turn into Crohn's disease, a painful intestinal disorder that strikes young adults.
What is the name of the second book of stories by A.A. Milne concerning Pooh Bear?