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AA Milne

Biography

English writer of the popular Winnie-the-Pooh children’s books. He also had written several books and almost twenty plays, non-e of these as popular as his tales regarding the precious teddy carry. He went to Trinity University, Cambridge on the math scholarship or grant and had written for Granta, students magazine. He offered in the English Army during Globe Battle I and consequently published a assortment of children’s poetry along with a murder secret book. His Winnie-the-Pooh protagonist, Christopher Robin, was called after his boy. He was created in London to Sarah Marie Heginbotham and Vince Milne. He wedded Daphne de Selincourt in 1913, as well as the couple’s just child was created in 1920. Acting professional Sterling Holloway offered his voice for a number of animated film variations of Winnie-the-Pooh.

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Full Name A. A. Milne
Date Of Birth January 18, 1882
Died January 31, 1956, Hartfield, United Kingdom
Place Of Birth Hampstead, England
Profession Children's Author
Education University of Cambridge, Westminster School, Trinity College, Cambridge
Nationality British
Spouse Dorothy de Sélincourt
Children Christopher Robin Milne
Parents John Vince Milne, Sarah Marie Milne
Siblings Kenneth Milne
Movies Winnie the Pooh, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too, The Tigger Movie, Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree, Pooh's Heffalump Movie, Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day, Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin, The Book of Pooh: Stories from the Heart, Springtime with Roo, Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore, How Do You Spell God?, Mr. Pim Passes By, Michael and Mary, Where Sinners Meet, Birds of Prey, The Little Adventuress
TV Shows My Friends Tigger & Pooh, The Book of Pooh, Welcome to Pooh Corner, Dumbo's Circus
Star Sign Capricorn

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#Fact
1One of his Winnie the Pooh stories is about the depressed donkey Eeyore thinking his friends have forgotten his birthday, when in fact they have been planning a surprise party. In 1963, several English Department students at the University of Texas at Austin decided to celebrate the character's birthday. The event, known as Eeyore's birthday, has been celebrated every year in May ever since.
2Son C.R. Milne passed away in 1996.
3Wrote a series of books about Winnie the Pooh, his son Christopher Robin, and their friends in the "100 Aker Wood." These other characters, such as Eeyore, Piglet, Tigger, Kanga and Roo were also based on stuffed animals belonging to Christopher Robin. The characters, Rabbit and Owl, were based on animals that lived, like the swan Pooh, in the surrounding area of Milne's country home, Cotchford Farm in Ashdown Forest in Sussex, Southern England. It is this area on which the 100-Acre-Wood was based.
4The first Pooh story, "The Wrong Sort of Bees," was published in the London Evening News in 1925. It was so popular Milne wrote a host of Pooh books and poetry volumes over the next three years: "Winnie-the-Pooh" was published by Methuen on October 14th, 1926, the verses 'Now We are Six' in 1927, and 'The House at Pooh Corner' in 1928. All these books were illustrated in a beautiful way by E.H. Shepard, which made the books even more magical. The Pooh books became firm favorites with old and young alike and have been translated into more than 40 languages, including Thai, Hebrew and Braille; Germans know the bear as Winnie der Pu, while Russians call him Vinnie Pookh and Norwegians know him as Ole Brumm. A conservative figure for the total sales of the four Methuen editions (including When We Were Very Young) up to the end of 1996 would be over 20 million copies.
5Based his 'Winnie the Pooh' series on his son, Christopher Robin Milne, whose favorite animal was a bear named Winnie at the London zoo.


Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tales of Friendship with Winnie the Pooh2012TV Series based on books by - 1 episode
Winnie the Pooh2011based upon the works of
Tigger & Pooh and a Musical Too2009Video characters - uncredited
My Friends Tigger & Pooh2007TV Series characters - 3 episodes
Micimackó2005TV Movie novel
Pooh's Heffalump Halloween Movie2005Video characters
Pooh's Heffalump Movie2005characters
Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo2004Video characters
Piglet's Big Movie2003books "Winnie the Pooh" and "The House at Pooh Corner"
Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year2002characters - uncredited
The Book of Pooh: Stories from the Heart2001Video
The Book of Pooh2001TV Series characters
The Tigger Movie2000characters
Winnie the Pooh: Seasons of Giving1999Video based on the "Winnie the Pooh" works copyrighted by - uncredited
Ready for Math with Pooh1997Video Game characters
Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin1997Video stories
Boo to You Too! Winnie the Pooh1996TV Short books - uncredited
JackanoryTV Series book - 16 episodes, 1967 - 1971 writer - 1 episode, 1996 story "The Emperor's Rhyme" - 1 episode, 1970 novel - 1 episode, 1968
Animated StoryBook: Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree1996Video Game books
Winnie the Pooh1990Video
Too Smart for Strangers1985TV Movie characters
Korolevskiy buterbrod1985Short poem
Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore1983Short books
Pochemu mne nravitsya slon1983Short poem - as A. Miln
Welcome to Pooh CornerTV Series characters - 3 episodes, 1983 based on the books by - 1 episode
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1982TV Series based on the books by - 1 episode
Jackanory Playhouse1978TV Series story - 1 episode
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh1977books
Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too1974Short books
Vinni-Pukh i den zabot1972Short books - uncredited
Vinni-Pukh idyot v gosti1971Short books - uncredited
Vinni-Pukh1969Short books - as A. Miln
Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day1968Short books
Teatterituokio1967TV Series play "The Ugly Duckling" - 1 episode
Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree1966Short books
The King's Breakfast1963Short poem
Mr. Pim möchte nicht stören1962TV Movie play
Shirley Temple's Storybook1960TV Series based upon characters and stories created by - 1 episode
The Chevy Mystery Show1960TV Series story - 1 episode
General Electric Theater1960TV Series play - 1 episode
Saturday Playhouse1958TV Series play - 2 episodes
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1957TV Series story - 2 episodes
Matinee TheatreTV Series story - 1 episode, 1957 play - 1 episode, 1956
Armchair Theatre1957TV Series play - 1 episode
Lux Video TheatreTV Series play - 1 episode, 1956 writer - 1 episode, 1953
Tristram1955TV Movie short story
Ponds Theater1955TV Series story - 1 episode
The Ford Television Theatre1954TV Series story - 1 episode
Schlitz Playhouse1954TV Series story - 1 episode
Toad of Toad Hall1953TV Movie dramatisation
Wednesday Theatre1953TV Series play - 1 episode
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre1952TV Series play - 2 episodes
Kraft Theatre1947-1952TV Series story - 11 episodes
The Princess and the Woodcutter1952TV Movie play
Robert Montgomery Presents1952TV Series story - 1 episode
Winnie-the-Pooh1952TV Series book - 6 episodes
Nash Airflyte Theatre1950TV Series story - 1 episode
For the Children1950TV Series dramatisation - 1 episode
Theatre of Romance1949TV Series play - 1 episode
The Perfect Alibi1949TV Movie play
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1949TV Series play - 1 episode
Sarah Simple1949TV Movie play
The Dover Road1948TV Movie play
The Truth About Blayds1948TV Movie play
Toad of Toad Hall1947TV Movie dramatisation
The Ugly Duckling1947TV Short play
The Princess and the Woodcutter1947TV Short play
The Man in the Bowler Hat1938TV Short
The King's Breakfast1937Short original
Four Days' Wonder1936novel
Where Sinners Meet1934play "The Dover Road"
Michael and Mary1931play
The Perfect Alibi1930adaptation / play "The Fourth Wall"
Bad Sir Brian Botany1928Short
In the Dark1928Short
Knights and Ladies1928Short
Nursery Chairs1928Short
The King's Breakfast1928Short
The Market Square1928Short
The Little Adventuress1927play "The Dover Road"
Mr. Pim Passes by1921play
Bookworms1920Short
Five Pounds Reward1920Short
The Bump1920Short
Twice Two1920Short

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Piglet's Big Movie2003"Sing Ho for the Life of a Bear" Expotition March / lyrics: "The More It Snows" Tiddely-Pom
Top of the Pops1977TV Series lyrics - 2 episodes
The Muppet ShowTV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 1976 writer - 1 episode, 1976
The Ernie Sigley Show1974TV Series writer - 1 episode
Molly and Me1945lyrics: "Christopher Robin Is Saying His Prayers" - uncredited

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#Quote
1The Old Testament is responsible for more atheism, agnosticism, disbelief - call it what you will - than any book ever written. It has emptied more churches than all the counter-attractions of cinema, motor-bicycle and golf course.
2One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.


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