Tuesday, November 4, 2014

The King's Breakfast Comments

Rating: 3.9

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


Alan Alexander Milne
Brendan B 19 August 2021

The poem The King's Breakfast coupled with the adorable drawings by E H Shepherd have made it a classic, just like Rice Pudding and others.

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Marie Henderson 14 April 2021

Oh, I remember before I retired, I adored teaching children with this lovely poem. I'm so glad that people these days still pay attention to poems. A.A. Milne did so well with this poem, and it's succeeding, as it should be!

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Liam mchenry 06 April 2021

im doing this for a project #we love fortnite

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mmmmmmmm 05 April 2021


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Jenny Whitney 30 October 2020

A little gem of a poem. I used this piece endlessly when teaching and it was always a favourite. Brings back so many good memories now when I read it.

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Pamela Williams 17 November 2019

This was always a favourite poem as a child. Now I enjoy it even more.

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W. Stewart 30 January 2019

The original poem says „I‘ll go and ask the cow now before HE goes to bed“; this is not an error, but a bit of humor. This version erroneously substitutes „she“.

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amy 07 May 2021

before she the cow goes to bed

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May Bradley 05 July 2018

Such a great poem No one reads these any more . Must keep this

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Lillian Cooper 12 February 2018

I remember it well You are so lucky That one is easy and fun And you spoke it well

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Savita Tyagi 04 October 2015

Wonderful! Enjoyed reading it so much. Keeping it in my poem list to recite it to my grand son! I wonder if it is available in children's book form.

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Ratnakar Mandlik 04 October 2015

Very marvelous poem. Most enjoyable. Thanks.

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Nidhi 12 July 2021

Really creative poem

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David Smith 27 October 2005

This was the best poem ever! ! ! It got me out of memorizing a hard poem. Thanks A.A. Milne! ! !

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