The House at Pooh Corner (Winnie-the-Pooh)

By A. A. Milne

The adventures of Christopher Robin, Winnie-the-Pooh, and all their acquaintances within the storied woodland round Pooh nook. "This is an instance of a sequel during which there looks no letdown, and from either side I seize echoes of such a lot joyous response to it." --- New York usher in Tribune, 1928

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Isn’t it enjoyable? Pooh, isn’t it enjoyable, Tigger and that i reside in a tree, like Owl, and we’re going to stick the following with no end in sight. i will be able to see Piglet’s apartment. Piglet, i will see your home from the following. Aren’t we excessive? Is Owl’s residence as excessive up as this? ” “How did you get there, Roo? ” requested Piglet. “On Tigger’s again! And Tiggers can’t climb downwards, simply because their tails get within the method, basically upwards, and Tigger forgot approximately that once we began, and he’s purely simply remembered. So we’ve bought to stick right here for ever and ever—unless we move better. What did you are saying, Tigger? Oh, Tigger says if we cross larger we shan’t be capable to see Piglet’s apartment so good, so we’re going to forestall the following. ” “Piglet,” stated Pooh solemnly, whilst he had heard all this, “what we could do? ” And he started to consume Tigger’s sandwiches. “Are they caught? ” requested Piglet anxiously. Pooh nodded. “Couldn’t you climb as much as them? ” “I may well, Piglet, and that i may possibly convey Roo down on my again, yet I couldn’t convey Tigger down. So we needs to ponder whatever else. ” And in a considerate approach he started to devour Roo’s sandwiches, too. even if he could have considered whatever earlier than he had comprehensive the final sandwich, I don’t understand, yet he had simply bought to the final yet one whilst there has been a crackling within the bracken, and Christopher Robin and Eeyore got here walking alongside jointly. “I shouldn’t be stunned if it hailed tons tomorrow,” Eeyore was once announcing. “Blizzards and what no longer. Being effective this present day doesn’t suggest whatever. It has no sig—what’s that notice? good, it has none of that. It’s only a small piece of climate. ” “There’s Pooh! ” acknowledged Christopher Robin, who didn’t a lot brain what it did the next day to come, so long as he was once out in it. “Hallo, Pooh! ” “It’s Christopher Robin! ” acknowledged Piglet. “He’ll understand what to do. ” They moved quickly as much as him. “Oh, Christopher Robin,” all started Pooh. “And Eeyore,” stated Eeyore. “Tigger and Roo are correct up the Six Pine bushes, and so they can’t get down, and—” “And i used to be simply saying,” installed Piglet, “that if simply Christopher Robin—” “And Eeyore—” “If simply you have been right here, then shall we think about whatever to do. ” Christopher Robin seemed up at Tigger and Roo, and attempted to think about whatever. “I thought,” acknowledged Piglet earnestly, “that if Eeyore stood on the backside of the tree, and if Pooh stood on Eeyore’s again, and if I stood on Pooh’s shoulders—” “And if Eeyore’s again snapped unexpectedly, then shall we all snort. Ha ha! a laugh in a quiet way,” stated Eeyore, “but not likely worthy. ” “Well,” acknowledged Piglet meekly, “I thought—” “Would it holiday your again, Eeyore? ” requested Pooh, a great deal stunned. “That’s what will be so fascinating, Pooh. now not being really convinced until eventually afterwards. ” Pooh acknowledged “Oh! ” they usually all started to reconsider. “I’ve acquired an concept! ” cried Christopher Robin abruptly. “Listen to this, Piglet,” stated Eeyore, “and then you’ll recognize what we’re attempting to do. ” “I’ll take off my tunic and we’ll each one carry a nook, after which Roo and Tigger can bounce into it, and it'll be all tender and bouncy for them, and so they won’t damage themselves. ” “Getting Tigger down,” stated Eeyore, “and now not hurting anyone.

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