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The family matriarch received a copy of A. A. Milne‘s poetry collection When We Were Very Young when she was four years old, and she owns it still. It came to mind this morning when I heard that today is Milne’s birthday. Here’s a photo of the front cover of our (1948) edition. The collection was originally published in 1924; Goodreads records the the latest editions as dating from 2011 (in print), and from 2015 (electronic copy).

Illustrations

A. A. Milne, When We Were Very Young (London: Methuen, 1948). My photo.

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