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Alan Alexander Milne

Alan Alexander Milne Poems

The King's Breakfast

The King's Breakfast
The King asked
The Queen, and
The Queen asked

At The Zoo

There are lions and roaring tigers,
and enormous camels and things,
There are biffalo-buffalo-bisons,
and a great big bear with wings.

Wind On The Hill

No one can tell me,
Nobody knows,
Where the wind comes from,
Where the wind goes.


James James
Morrison Morrison
Weatherby George Dupree
Took great

Us Two

Wherever I am, there's always Pooh,
There's always Pooh and Me.
Whatever I do, he wants to do,
"Where are you going today?" says Pooh:

Alan Alexander Milne Comments

Rachel Fraser-burton 13 February 2008

My Dad used to read these poems to me when I was young. They used to send me to sleep because they are writen with perfect rhythm. Although I am now fourteen I still love these poems; they remind me of my Dad and can be read on many different levels. If people disagree could I please ask them not to post offensive comments they may upset some people. I have no problem with you having an opinion I would just prefer you to keep them to yourself if you are going to be rude. Thank you.

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kushagra 10 February 2020

what is the topic of the king's breakfast.

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bob bob 13 February 2019

hi :) …….....................………….bye

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Mark Alistair 09 February 2019

To me, having first met A. A. Milne via my childhood and my mother, to 70 years hence he seems as valuable to English literature and English culture as Shakespeare and Wordsworth.

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Mike Macartney-Filgate 07 February 2019

Brought up on these poems and now learning a few more to share with Canadian granddaughter (I am 69 this year and raised in USA and Australia, born in Toronto in 1950) .

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David Robinson 01 January 2014

This poem is incomplete. There is a stanza which begins: - Now teddy as was only right slept in the ottoman at night and crowded in with him as well...

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Alan Alexander Milne Biography

A. A. Milne was born in Kilburn, London, England to parents John Vine Milne and Sarah Maria (née Heginbotham) and grew up at Henley House School, 6/7 Mortimer Road (now Crescent), Kilburn, London, a small independent school run by his father. One of his teachers was H. G. Wells who taught there in 1889–90. Milne attended Westminster School and Trin ...

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