When We Were Very Young


Author: A. A. Milne
Publisher: Egmont UK
ISBN: 1405255838
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 112
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'They're changing guard at Buckingham Palace - Christopher Robin went down with Alice.' Curl up with A. A. Milne’s classic book of poetry for children, When We Were Very Young. This is the first volume of rhymes written especially for children by Milne – as popular now as when they were first written. Featuring E. H. Shepard’s original illustrations, this collection is a heart-warming and funny introduction to children’s poetry, offering the same sense of humour, imagination and whimsy that we’ve come to expect from Milne's favourite books about Winnie-the-Pooh, that Bear of Very Little Brain. Do you own all the classic Pooh titles? Winnie-the-Pooh The House at Pooh Corner When We Were Very Young Now We Are Six Also look out for Return to the Hundred Acre Wood and The Best Bear in all the World (coming soon) The nation’s favourite teddy bear has been delighting generations of children for 90 years. Milne’s classic children’s stories – featuring Piglet, Eeyore, Christopher Robin and, of course, Pooh himself – are both heart-warming and funny, teaching lessons of friendship and reflecting the power of a child’s imagination like no other story before or since. Pooh ranks alongside other beloved character such as Paddington Bear, and Peter Rabbit as an essential part of our literary heritage. Whether you’re 5 or 55, Pooh is the bear for all ages. A.A. Milne is quite simply one of the most famous children’s authors of all time. He created Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends Piglet, Eeyore, Tigger, Kanga and Roo based on the real nursery toys played with by his son, Christopher Robin. And those characters not only became the stars of his classic children’s books, Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner, and his poetry for children, they have also been adapted for film, TV and the stage. Through his writings for Punch magazine, A.A. Milne met E.H. Shepard. Shepard went on to draw the original illustrations to accompany Milne’s classics, earning him the name “the man who drew Pooh”.

When We Were Very Young


Author: A.A. Milne
Publisher: GoodBook Classics
ISBN: N.A
Category: Poetry
Page: 25
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A collection of poems reflecting the experiences of a little English boy growing up in the early part of the twentieth century. Quotes from the book: “She turned to the sunlight / And shook her yellow head, And whispered to her neighbor: Winter is dead.” “If people ask me, / I always tell them: Quite well, thank you, / I'm very glad to say.” “And Teddy worried lots about / The fact that he was rather stout. He thought: "If only I were thin! / But how does anyone begin?” Readers' reviews: “Verses full of bubbling nonsense and rhythm, written for the author's son, Christopher Robin. It is for "very small children (and for their elders who get a surreptitious joy from what is meant for their little ones).” (Sunday Review) “Utterly charming and lovely--delightful rhythm, fun rhymes, and illustrations that fit it perfectly!” (Qt, goodreads.com) “One for every generation. A necessity for a child to grow up with.” (Georgie, goodreads.com)

The World of Christopher Robin


Author: Alan Alexander Milne,Ernest Howard Shepard
Publisher: Hamlyn Childrens Books
ISBN: 9780603550034
Category: Children's poetry
Page: 243
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Complete Winnie-the-Pooh and When We Were Very Young and Now We Are Six


Author: A. A. Milne
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780603562150
Category: Children's poetry, English
Page: 320
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Complete WTP brings together two of A. A. Milne's best-loved stories: Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner. It is illustrated throughout with the original black and white line drawings by Ernest H. Shepard. When We Were Young and Now We Are Six contains two of A. A. Milne's classic collections of verse. It is illustrated throughout with the original black and white line drawings by Ernest H. Shepard. Slipcase containing hardback editions of Complete Winnie-the-Pooh and When We Were Very Young & Now We Are Six.

Now We Are Six


Author: A. A. Milne
Publisher: Egmont UK
ISBN: 1405255846
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 112
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'But now I am Six, I'm as clever as clever. So I think I'll be six now for ever and ever!' Curl up with Winnie-the-Pooh and Christopher Robin in A. A. Milne’s classic book of poetry for children, Now We Are Six. This work includes poems for children which feature Pooh helping Christopher Robin with his schoolwork (if helping is the word). It is an evocation of childhood, through the eyes of the six-year-old Robin. Featuring E. H. Shepard’s original illustrations, Now We Are Six is a heart-warming and funny introduction to children’s poetry, offering the same sense of humour, imagination and whimsy that we’ve come to expect from his favourite books about Winnie-the-Pooh, that Bear of Very Little Brain. Do you own all the classic Pooh titles? Winnie-the-Pooh The House at Pooh Corner When We Were Very Young Now We Are Six Also look out for Return to the Hundred Acre Wood and The Best Bear in all the World (coming soon) Pooh ranks alongside other beloved character such as Paddington Bear, and Peter Rabbit as an essential part of our literary heritage. Whether you’re 5 or 55, Pooh is the bear for all ages.

Discovery and Invention

The Urban Plays of Lanford Wilson
Author: Anne Dean
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press
ISBN: 9780838635483
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 139
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Spanning three decades, Lanford Wilson's urban plays constitute a neat summation of his achievements as a dramatist. In Discovery and Invention, Anne M. Dean demonstrates that they also provide superb examples of his ability to extricate every ounce of poetry from ordinary language. From the youthful experimentation dominating every aspect of Balm in Gilead (1964), to the contrast of the almost traditionally conceived and lyrical The Hot l Baltimore (1973) and, finally, to the sheer linguistic versatility of Burn This (1987), Wilson has proven himself to be a challenging and adaptable dramatist whose works perfectly match the spirit of the times. Wilson is, above all, an American playwright; his work bestrides the United States, reflections of his experiences echoing throughout plays variously set in remote farming communities, small towns, and big cities. Wherever he has settled, Wilson has utilized the landscape as a dramatic canvas, recreating the language he has heard there into a peculiarly translucent form of dramatic poetry, as well as finding ways of peopling his plays with imaginatively conceived composites of his friends and acquaintances. The diversity of his life experience has enhanced his appreciation of humanity in all its forms; people are important to Wilson, and he invariably strives to tell their story with honesty and humor. Constant throughout his drama, both rural and urban, is his fundamental humanity and compassion for those he dramatizes. An analysis of Wilson's work reveals several recurring themes: the importance of individuality and personal history, the necessity to preserve the past and learn from it and, especially, the importance of familial support - surrogate or otherwise. These themes recur throughout Wilson's drama, but are nowhere more importantly demonstrated than in the three urban plays considered in this volume. Above all, Wilson wants to tell the truth; for him, reality is almost - but not quite - enough. By creating his drama out of his own rich life experiences, he finds little need to exaggerate. Eugene Ionesco once observed that one discovers more than one invents, and that invention is really discovery or rediscovery. Wilson has displayed a tendency to adhere to this concept: all playwrights rely upon their own experiences to some extent, but for Wilson this strategy is more than an aid to creativity; it is the raison d'etre for his drama. Wilson combines a subtle artistry with the pragmatics of everyday life and creates resonant and exciting theatre, incidentally illustrating the proficiency with which he is able to "lift ordinary speech and dance it just a little" to create language that is at once as vital as real speech and as complex as dense verse.

The Christopher Robin Verse Book


Author: Alan Alexander Milne
Publisher: Bounty Books
ISBN: 9780603550317
Category: Poetry
Page: 63
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This collection of twenty-four of A. A. Milne's best loved poems from "When we were very young" and "Now we are six" is a wonderful introduction for young children to the enchanted world of Christopher Robin and Winnie-the-Pooh.

The Winnie the Pooh Collection


Author: A. A. Milne
Publisher: Heinemann Young Books
ISBN: 9780603560798
Category:
Page: N.A
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A. A. Milne's Pooh stoies and poems have delighted children for generations since they first appeared over 70 years ago. Here we have Winnie-the Pooh, The House at Pooh Corner, When We Were Very Young, and Now We Are Six. Ages 3+.

Pu der Bär, Rückkehr in den Hundertsechzig-Morgen-Wald

nach den Geschichten um Pu, den Bären von A. A. Milne
Author: David Benedictus,Alan Alexander Milne,Harry Rowohlt
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783791526799
Category:
Page: 206
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Christopher Robin und seine Freunde - Pu der Bär, Ferkel, I-Ah und alle anderen - verbringen wieder eine ereignisreiche Zeit miteinander im Hundertsechzig-Morgen-Wald. Fortsetzung der berühmten Pu-Bücher. Ab 6.

Sterblich sein

Was am Ende wirklich zählt. Über Würde, Autonomie und eine angemessene medizinische Versorgung
Author: Atul Gawande
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3104035849
Category: Self-Help
Page: 336
View: 6615
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Ein Buch über das Sterben, das das Leben lehrt Die Medizin scheint über Krankheit und Tod zu triumphieren, doch sterben wir so trostlos wie nie zuvor. Der Bestsellerautor und renommierte Arzt Atul Gawande schreibt in seinem beeindruckenden Buch über das, was am Ende unseres Lebens wirklich zählt. Ungewöhnlich offen spricht er darüber, was es bedeutet, alt zu werden, wie man mit Gebrechen und Krankheiten umgehen kann und was wir an unserem System ändern müssen, um unser Leben würdevoll zu Ende zu bringen. Ein mutiges und weises Buch eines großartigen Autors, voller Geschichten und eigener Erfahrungen, das uns hilft, die Geschichte unseres Lebens gut zu Ende zu erzählen. »Dieses Buch ist nicht nur weise und sehr bewegend, sondern gerade in unserer Zeit unbedingt notwendig und sehr aufschlussreich.« Oliver Sacks »Die medizinische Betreuung ist mehr auf Heilung ausgelegt als auf das Sterben. Dies ist Atuls Gawandes stärkstes und bewegendstes Buch.« Malcolm Gladwell

Das Ende der Arbeit und ihre Zukunft

Neue Konzepte für das 21. Jahrhundert
Author: Jeremy Rifkin
Publisher: Campus Verlag
ISBN: 3593400855
Category: Political Science
Page: 240
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Die Arbeit hat sich im letzten Jahrzehnt weiter verändert. Bereits in 50 Jahren werden weniger als 10 Prozent der Bevölkerung ausreichen, um alle Güter und Dienstleistungen bereitzustellen. Die Konsequenzen für die sozialen Sicherungssysteme sind dramatisch, soziale Konlikte scheinen unvermeidlich. Dass "es nicht mehr genug Arbeit für alle geben wird" erkannte Jeremy Rifkin bereits in seinem Weltbesteller Das Ende der Arbeit - und seine Thesen sind heute aktueller denn je. In der Neuausgabe des in 16 Sprachen übersetzten Bestsellers entwickelt Rifkin seine radikalen Vorschläge weiter und zeigt mit gewohntem wirtschaftlichen und politischen Sachverstand, wie wir verhindern können, dass uns die Arbeit ausgeht. "Rifkins Buch wird uns noch lange beschäftigen." Süddeutsche Zeitung

My Love Story

Die Autobiografie
Author: Tina Turner
Publisher: Verlagsgruppe Random House GmbH
ISBN: 3641234549
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 320
View: 9068
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What’s Love Got to Do with It: Die Lebensgeschichte einer der größten Pop-Ikonen unserer Zeit „Liebe hat mein Leben gerettet. Davon will ich erzählen.“ Tina Turner, die Königin des Rock ’n‘ Roll, wird bald 80 Jahre alt. Unter dem Eindruck einer lebensbedrohlichen Erkrankung, die sie aufgrund einer wunderbaren Wendung überwinden konnte, schildert sie erstmals ihre „ganze Geschichte“, wie sie sagt. Private Dancer, Simply the Best, I Can’t Stand the Rain – jeder, der Tina Turners Musik hört, ahnt etwas von ihrer Energie, ihrem Lebenswillen und nie versiegendem Mut, die sie aus der Enge der Kindheit in Tennessee auf die Bühnen der Welt brachten. Mit ihrem Ehemann Erwin Bach durfte sie schließlich auch das lang ersehnte persönliche Glück erleben. „My Love Story“ ist eine Liebeserklärung an das Leben und die zutiefst bewegende und inspirierende Überlebensgeschichte einer starken Frau. Das Buch enthält zahlreiche Abbildungen, darunter viele bisher unveröffentlichte aus Privatbesitz.

When We Were Animals


Author: Joshua Gaylord
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473528011
Category: Fiction
Page: 336
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Nobody knew why, but when the boys and girls reached a certain age the parents locked themselves up in their houses, and the teenagers ran wild... Lumen Fowler knows she is different. While the rest of her peers are falling beneath the sway of her community’s darkest rite of passage, she resists. For Lumen has a secret. Her mother never ‘breached’ and she knows she won’t either. But as she investigates her town’s strange traditions and unearths stories from her family’s past, she soon realises she may not know herself – or her wild side – at all...