Rosemary Wells - Poems From When We Were Very Young (Corte Madera Store)

Sunday, December 5, 2021 - 11:30am


Rosemary Wells

Poems From When We Were Very Young

in store signing and personalization!

Sun., Dec. 5 • 11:30am PT • Corte Madera Store

This event will be hosted in-person at Book Passage's Corte Madera location.
Please Note: This event is a meet and greet with one of our favorite children’s book authors!


A contemporary master of the nursery tale brings her unique imagination to a beloved classic.

First published in 1924—two years before Winnie-the-Pooh—A. A. Milne’s When We Were Very Young is among the most familiar and cherished works in children’s literature. A whimsical celebration of childhood, Milne wrote the collection for his three-year-old son, and the poems have been read and sung to children for decades since. Now, Rosemary Wells brings her signature cast of animal and child characters to a dozen of Milne’s best-loved poems, including “Disobedience,” “The King’s Breakfast,” and “Buckingham Palace” (which stars the one and only Christopher Robin). This musical and memorable edition is by turns traditional and modern, with both delightful charm and wry sensibility.

Rosemary Wells is a children’s book author and illustrator known for her Max & Ruby series and Mother Goose illustrations. She lives in Connecticut and spends time with her two daughters and five granddaughters.


Rosemary Wells photo courtesy of the publisher



Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925
Poems from When We Were Very Young Cover Image
By A. A. Milne, Rosemary Wells (Compiled by)
ISBN: 9781324016533
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Norton Young Readers - October 26th, 2021