Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne

Rediscover A.A.Milne’s delightful tales in this classic story collection containing Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner.

The adventures of Pooh and friends in the Hundred Acre Wood are brought to life in this beautiful edition containing E.H.Shepard’s original line decorations.

Meet the best bear in all the world for the first time in Winnie-the-Pooh, where he gets into a tight place, nearly catches a Woozle and heads off on an expotition to the North Pole with the other animals. The adventures continue in The House at Pooh Corner, where Pooh meets the irrepressible Tigger for the first time, learns to play Poohsticks and sets a trap for a Heffalump.


Embark on a whimsical adventure with this timeless classic that sparks imaginations, perfect for captivating Key Stage 2 classrooms.

Genre:  friendship, animals, adventure

Themes: nature, connection, life lessons

Age: 8-9 years old

Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne​ book cover


  • Retrieval and inference. Get learners to pick their favourite character and create a fact book about them. Include drawings and maps of where they live as well as information such as what their personality is like, what they like to eat, and what phrases they say.
  • Description. A. A. Milne personifies woodland creatures and gives them unique personalities. Get your learners to choose their favourite animal and personify it like Winnie’s friends. 
  • Drama and role play. In pairs or small groups, assign your learners different characters from the book and get them to answer the questions as if they are each different character. Your learners should keep their identities sealed and get their friends to guess who they are.
  • Create a concertina book. Get your learners to choose a woodland or park and create a short story based around the animals or people that live in and around it. (CC links: Science, English)
  • Research. The inspiration for Winnie the Pooh has an interesting origin story. Get your learners to look into A A Milne’s background and how he came up with the idea for Winnie the Pooh. 

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