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Encyclopedia > Christopher Robin

Christopher Robin is a character created by A. A. Milne. After the rights were sold, he has subsequently appeared in Disney cartoons. Alan Alexander Milne (IPA pronunciation: ) (January 18, 1882 – January 31, 1956), also known as A. A. Milne, was an English author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various childrens poems. ... Disney redirects here. ...


He appears in Milne's poems and in the two books: Winnie-the-Pooh (1926) and The House at Pooh Corner (1928). In the books he is a young boy who is one of Winnie-the-Pooh's best friends. His other friends are Piglet, Tigger, Kanga, Roo, Eeyore, Rabbit and Owl. His catchphrase is "Silly old bear", and is characterized by his uneven socks. In the second book, there are hints that Christopher Robin is growing up. In the final chapter, the inhabitants of the Hundred Acre Wood throw him a farewell party after learning that he must leave them soon. It is implied that he is to attend boarding school. For the title character of the book, see Winnie-the-Pooh. ... A 1944 version of The House at Pooh Corner The House at Pooh Corner (1928) is the second volume of stories about Winnie the Pooh, by A. A. Milne. ... The real stuffed toys owned by Christopher Robin and featured in the Winnie-the-Pooh stories. ... Tigger is a fictional tiger character originally introduced in A. A. Milnes book, The House at Pooh Corner. ... Kanga is the name of a fictional character in the books and cartoons about Winnie-the-Pooh. ... In the fictional world of the book series Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne, Roo is a young joey (a baby kangaroo) who is a good friend of Winnie-the-Pooh. ... The original stuffed toys owned by Christopher Robin Milne and featured in the Winnie-the-Pooh stories. ... In the fictional world of the book series and cartoons Winnie the Pooh, Rabbit is a responsible rabbit who happens to be a good friend of Winnie the Pooh. ... Disneys interpretation of Owl Owl is a fictional character in A. A. Milnes Winnie-the-Pooh books and in Disneys Winnie the Pooh cartoons. ... The Hundred Acre Wood is the fictional land inhabited by Winnie the Pooh and his friends in the Pooh series of childrens stories by author A.A. Milne. ...


Christopher Robin was based upon the author A. A. Milne's own son, Christopher Robin Milne, who in later life became unhappy with the use of his name, writing in one of a series of autobiographical works: "It seemed to me almost that my father had got where he was by climbing on my infant shoulders, that he had filched from me my good name and left me nothing but empty fame". In addition to the two Pooh books the character was immortalized in other works by A. A. Milne including two books of poems: When We Were Very Young (1924) and Now We Are Six (1927). One of the poems, Vespers, was said by Christopher Milne as "the one work that has brought me over the years more toe-curling, fist-clenching, lip-biting embarrassment than any other". Christopher Robin Milne (August 21, 1920 – April 20, 1996) was the son of author Alan Alexander Milne and Dorothy de Selincourt. ... Cover of the first English edition of 1793 of Benjamin Franklins autobiography. ... When We Were Very Young is a book by A. A. Milne containing forty-four poems. ... Now We Are Six is a book of verses by A. A. Milne, first published in 1927. ...


An arrangement of another of the poems, Buckingham Palace, was first recorded by Ann Stephens in July 1941. Petula Clark released a recording of it in 1953 to coincide with the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, and despite neither making the charts, both versions were popular on BBC radio's Children's Favourites programme. Ann Stephens (born May 21, 1931 in London) is an British actress, popular in the 1950s. ... Petula Clark, CBE (born 15 November 1932), is an English singer, actress and composer best known for her upbeat popular international hits of the 1960s. ... January 7 - President Harry S. Truman announces the United States has developed a hydrogen bomb. ... A asses is a ceremony marking the investment of a monarch with regal power through, amongst other symbolic acts, the placement of a crown upon his or her head. ... Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of sixteen sovereign states, holding each crown and title equally. ... BBC Radio is a service of the British Broadcasting Corporation which has operated in the United Kingdom under the terms of a Royal Charter since 1927. ... Childrens Favourites was a BBC Radio programme from 1954 broadcast on the Light Programme on Saturday mornings from 9:00. ...


Disney's version

Stephen Slesinger acquired the rights to Winnie-the-Pooh and related characters from A. A. Milne in 1930. His widow licensed the rights to Disney in 1961. Since 1966, Disney has released numerous features starring Winnie the Pooh and related characters. Stephen Slesinger (December 25, 1901 – December 17, 1953), was an American radio/television/film producer, creator of comic-book characters, and a pioneer in the licensing of characters for children. ... Disney redirects here. ...


In Disney's Winnie the Pooh franchise, an American Gopher is added to his friends. Christopher Robin's mother is also added in The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh. Christopher Robin is also heard in the short-lived puppetry television series The Book of Pooh and has made an appearance in My Friends Tigger & Pooh, in the episode entitled "Many thanks for Christopher Robin". Disney redirects here. ... The character of Gopher first appeared in the 1966 Disney animated film Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree. ... The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh is an American animated television series made by The Walt Disney Company, and inspired by A. A. Milnes Winnie-the-Pooh stories. ... A puppeteer is a person who manipulates a puppet or marionette, either by the use of strings, wires or their hands, for a stage production or film. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... The Book of Pooh was (is in the United Kingdom) a puppetry show aimed at preschoolers that aired on the Disney Channel(now on Disney Channel UK). ... Darby, Tigger, Piglet, and Pooh, in a screenshot from the My Friends Tigger & Pooh program (left to right) My Friends Tigger & Pooh is a computer-animated television series, based on the books by A. A. Milne. ...


While the other Pooh characters appear in the Kingdom Hearts video game series, Christopher Robin has yet to appear. It is probably because Sora takes on his role when visiting the 100 Acre Wood world. This article contains information on the first Kingdom Hearts video game. ...


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Christopher Robin Milne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1005 words)
Christopher Robin Milne (August 21, 1920 – April 20, 1996) was the son of author Alan Alexander Milne and Dorothy de Selincourt.
The character of Christopher Robin in the Winnie the Pooh stories was named after him.
Christopher Robin Milne was born at 11 Mallord St, Chelsea, London at 8am.
Christopher Robin Band - Homepage (604 words)
Christopher's music career began on the cello and the violin at the early age of six at The Smith School in Northampton, Massachusetts.
At 16, Christopher Robin started writing all of his own music, drawing from his years of listening to classic rock, blues, country, folk, classical, and bluegrass.
While at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival Christopher was called onstage in the Opera House by Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul and Mary) to play one of his songs and talk about song writing, during a writer's workshop.
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