“Now We Are Six” is a collection of children’s poems written by A. A. Milne, originally published in 1927. A. A. Milne is best known for his creation of Winnie-the-Pooh, and “Now We Are Six” is part of the Winnie-the-Pooh series.
The book consists of 35 poems, and it is intended for a young audience. The poems are whimsical and often centered around the experiences, thoughts, and imagination of a young child. Some of the poems feature characters from the Winnie-the-Pooh stories, such as Christopher Robin, Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, and others.
The title poem, “Now We Are Six,” reflects on the passage of time and the excitement of being six years old. Each poem in the collection is accompanied by charming illustrations by E. H. Shepard, the original illustrator of Winnie-the-Pooh.
“Now We Are Six” is a delightful and timeless collection that has been beloved by generations of readers. A. A. Milne’s clever wordplay, whimsical rhymes, and the endearing characters have made this book a classic in children’s literature.