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.