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* AGiftForThemselves: In a poem he wrote about King John, it's mentioned that, due to being "not a good man", all the Christmas cards he gets are "never from his near and dear but only from himself".


Alan Alexander Milne (18 January 1882 31 January 1956), known professionally as A. A. Milne, is an English writer.

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Alan Alexander Milne (18 (January 18, 1882 January 1882 31 January 31, 1956), known professionally as A. A. Milne, is an English writer.


Alan Alexander Milne (18 January 1882 31 January 1956), known professionally as A. A. Milne, is an English writer of wide-ranging variety, now remembered almost entirely for four books of children's stories and poems, many featuring the character [[Franchise/WinnieThePooh Winnie-the-Pooh]]. The process had already begun within his lifetime, to his considerable annoyance.

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Alan Alexander Milne (18 January 1882 31 January 1956), known professionally as A. A. Milne, is an English writer writer.

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of wide-ranging variety, but he is now remembered almost entirely for four books of children's stories and poems, many featuring the character [[Franchise/WinnieThePooh Winnie-the-Pooh]].of Franchise/WinnieThePooh. The process had already begun within his lifetime, to his considerable annoyance.


Alan Alexander Milne (known professionally as A. A. Milne; January 18th 1882 -- January 31st 1956), English writer of wide-ranging variety, now remembered almost entirely for four books of children's stories and poems, many featuring the character [[Franchise/WinnieThePooh Winnie-the-Pooh]]. The process had already begun within his lifetime, to his considerable annoyance.

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Alan Alexander Milne (known (18 January 1882 31 January 1956), known professionally as A. A. Milne; January 18th 1882 -- January 31st 1956), Milne, is an English writer of wide-ranging variety, now remembered almost entirely for four books of children's stories and poems, many featuring the character [[Franchise/WinnieThePooh Winnie-the-Pooh]]. The process had already begun within his lifetime, to his considerable annoyance.


A biopic about him came out in 2017, ''Film/GoodbyeChristopherRobin''.

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A biopic about him him, ''Film/GoodbyeChristopherRobin'', came out in 2017, ''Film/GoodbyeChristopherRobin''.2017.

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A biopic about him came out in 2017, ''Film/GoodbyeChristopherRobin''.





He first came to fame as a humorist, and was a contributor to ''Magazine/{{Punch}}'' (as was the cartoonist E. H. Shepard, who went on to illustrate his ''Pooh'' books). He also achieved considerable success as a playwright, and wrote several successful novels. The detective novel ''The Red House Mystery'' was quite successful in its day, though now is mainly remembered for having been held up by Creator/RaymondChandler, along with ''{{Murder on the Orient Express}}'', as an exemplar of ludicrous whodunnit plotting. Two of his short stories were adapted for ''Series/AlfredHitchcockPresents''.

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He first came to fame as a humorist, and was a contributor to ''Magazine/{{Punch}}'' (as was the cartoonist E. H. Shepard, who went on to illustrate his ''Pooh'' books). He also achieved considerable success as a playwright, and wrote several successful novels. The detective novel ''The Red House Mystery'' was quite successful in its day, though now is mainly remembered for having been held up by Creator/RaymondChandler, along with ''{{Murder on the Orient Express}}'', ''Literature/MurderOnTheOrientExpress'', as an exemplar of ludicrous whodunnit plotting. Two of his short stories were adapted for ''Series/AlfredHitchcockPresents''.


'''Alan Alexander Milne''' (known professionally as '''A. A. Milne'''; January 18th 1882 -- January 31st 1956), English writer of wide-ranging variety, now remembered almost entirely for four books of children's stories and poems, many featuring the character [[Franchise/WinnieThePooh Winnie-the-Pooh]]. The process had already begun within his lifetime, to his considerable annoyance.

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'''Alan Alan Alexander Milne''' Milne (known professionally as '''A.A. A. Milne'''; Milne; January 18th 1882 -- January 31st 1956), English writer of wide-ranging variety, now remembered almost entirely for four books of children's stories and poems, many featuring the character [[Franchise/WinnieThePooh Winnie-the-Pooh]]. The process had already begun within his lifetime, to his considerable annoyance.

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* ADayInTheLimelight: The poem "Buckingham Palace" in "When We Were Very Young" is centered entirely on Christopher Robin, with no sign of Pooh and co.


A. A. Milne (1882 - 1956), English writer of wide-ranging variety, now remembered almost entirely for four books of children's stories and poems, many featuring the character [[Franchise/WinnieThePooh Winnie-the-Pooh]]. The process had already begun within his lifetime, to his considerable annoyance.

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'''Alan Alexander Milne''' (known professionally as '''A.
A. Milne (1882 - Milne'''; January 18th 1882 -- January 31st 1956), English writer of wide-ranging variety, now remembered almost entirely for four books of children's stories and poems, many featuring the character [[Franchise/WinnieThePooh Winnie-the-Pooh]]. The process had already begun within his lifetime, to his considerable annoyance.




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He also served in the British infantry during UsefulNotes/WorldWarI, and fought in the trenches.


* FracturedFairyTale: ''The Ugly Duckling''

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* FracturedFairyTale: ''The Ugly Duckling''Duckling'', ''The Princess Who Would Not Laugh,'' ''Prince Rabbit,'' ''Once On A Time,'' and many others.


He first came to fame as a humorist, and was a contributor to ''{{Punch}}'' (as was the cartoonist E. H. Shepard, who went on to illustrate his ''Pooh'' books). He also achieved considerable success as a playwright, and wrote several successful novels. The detective novel ''The Red House Mystery'' was quite successful in its day, though now is mainly remembered for having been held up by RaymondChandler, along with ''{{Murder on the Orient Express}}'', as an exemplar of ludicrous whodunnit plotting. Two of his short stories were adapted for ''AlfredHitchcockPresents''.

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He first came to fame as a humorist, and was a contributor to ''{{Punch}}'' ''Magazine/{{Punch}}'' (as was the cartoonist E. H. Shepard, who went on to illustrate his ''Pooh'' books). He also achieved considerable success as a playwright, and wrote several successful novels. The detective novel ''The Red House Mystery'' was quite successful in its day, though now is mainly remembered for having been held up by RaymondChandler, Creator/RaymondChandler, along with ''{{Murder on the Orient Express}}'', as an exemplar of ludicrous whodunnit plotting. Two of his short stories were adapted for ''AlfredHitchcockPresents''.
''Series/AlfredHitchcockPresents''.


* AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents: Out-of-universe. Milne's son [[NeverLiveItDown never quite lived down]] his eponymous character.

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