Alan Alexander Milne was born in London in His father was the headmaster of a small preparatory school. Milne was the youngest of the family s three sons.
He went to Cambridge to become a mathematician. But he never did.
Milne has got the only child - Christopher Robin.
The Milnes bought him a teddy bear for the first birth- day. The teddy bear was soon named Winnie after a real-life bear that lived at London Zoo.
Alan Milne wrote a lot of poems for Christopher Robin and about him.
In 1925 the Milnes bought a farm in Sussex. They used it for weekends away from London. From this old house it was a short walk over a bridge into the Ashdown Forest.
Christopher Robin and his teddy, known by name Winnie, played there.
Each daily adventure in the forest gave Milne materials for his famous book Winnie-the- Pooh, published in 1926.
After the book Winnie-the-Pooh A.A. Milne wrote other books Now We Are Six (1927) and The House at Pooh Corner (1928). They are very popular today as they were many years ago when they were written.
What happened to Winnie? The bear was put into a glass case with the other animals.
1.Who originally wrote the Winnie-the-Pooh stories? Walt Disney A. Milne B. Zakhoder 2.Where was A.Milne born? England France Russia 3.A. Milne had got… two sons a daughter the only son 4.What is Winnie-the-Pooh? a bear a fox a pig 5.What is Winnies favourite food? apples honey cakes