Winnie-the-pooh (puffin Modern Classics)

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Winnie-the-pooh (puffin Modern Classics)

by A.a. Milne
Illustrator Ernest H. Shepard

Penguin Young Readers Group | December 29, 2005 | Trade Paperback

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For nearly seventy years, readers have been delighted by the adventures of Christopher Robin and his lovable friends.  Paired with the perfectly suited drawings of Ernest H.  Shepard, A.A. Milne''s classic story continues to captivate children of all ages.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 176 pages, 7 × 5 × 0.5 in

Published: December 29, 2005

Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0142404675

ISBN - 13: 9780142404676

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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Winnie-the-pooh (puffin Modern Classics)

by A.a. Milne
Illustrator Ernest H. Shepard

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 176 pages, 7 × 5 × 0.5 in

Published: December 29, 2005

Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0142404675

ISBN - 13: 9780142404676

From the Publisher

For nearly seventy years, readers have been delighted by the adventures of Christopher Robin and his lovable friends.  Paired with the perfectly suited drawings of Ernest H.  Shepard, A.A. Milne''s classic story continues to captivate children of all ages.

About the Author

Ernest H. Shepard was born in 1879 in London. His father was an architect and his mother whodied when he was ten years old was the daughter of a notable watercolorist. It was she who firstencouraged young Ernest to paint and draw. Art became Ernest''s passion, and after attendingHeatherly''s Art School and the Royal Acadamy Schools, Shepard supported himself by drawingfor the illustrated papers and by illustrating books. In 1903, Shepard married Florence Chaplin. Florence was a mural painter and fellow student atthe Academy. The Shepards had two children: Graham, who was killed in World War II, andMary, who later illustrated Mary L. Travers Mary Poppins books. When World War I broke out, Shepard served in France, Belgium, and Italy, attaining the rank ofMajor. On his return to England, he continued with his art. He became a regular contributor toPunch, the classic British humor magazine, where he met A. A. Milne, a man who was to beinstrumental to his career. Shepard was elected to the editorial board of Punch, and shortlythereafter, he agreed to do the illustrations for Milne''s first book of verse, When We Were VeryYoung. The illustrations that Shepard created for all four of the Pooh books received worldwide acclaim.For the next thirty years, he continued to illustrate books for both adults and children. In 1973,for the first time, he added color to his drawings for Winnie-the-Pooh. Shepard ultimately donatedseveral hundred drawings to the Victoria and Albert Museum in Lon
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Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8