Winnie-the-Pooh: The Wrong Sort of Bees by A.A. Milne
One of the greatest children’s stories of all time was written way back in 1925. Today, I’d like to introduce you the world's most famous bear, Winnie-the Pooh.
This was the very first story ever written about Winnie-the-Pooh and Christopher Robin. Now, 95 years later, it is in the public domain. Next year, we will begin bringing you more of the classic tales of Pooh and his friends. In the meantime, you might want to check out some earlier Readatorus episodes from A.A. Milne’s “When We Were Very Young.”
Today we have a silly story, actually it’s a nonsense poem that was written by the author of Alice in Wonderland and included in his second Alice book “Through the Looking Glass.” In the book it is introduced to Alice by the Knight, so we allowed the him to introduce it to you.
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Long ago, people did not much of what that you learn in school today. Even the sun and the moon were mysterious objects that were impossible to understand, so ancient people created stories to help explain the natural objects as is the case with this ancient Chinese folk tale.
Have you ever watched “The Wizard of Oz. Some parts can be pretty scary. But children’s stories from long ago often had scary parts. Sometimes a little scare can be kinda fun.
Well, the man who wroteThe Wizard of Oz also wrote a bunch of other children’s stories including this one.