A Bear of Very Little Brain

A Bear of Very Little Brain

Reading Comprehension for January 18

"It's more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like 'What about lunch?'" Who said this? Why, Winnie-the-Pooh, of course.

Alan Alexander Milne was born on January 18, 1882. He grew up in London, England. His father was a schoolmaster. A schoolmaster is a teacher. Alan was a good student. He went to Cambridge University. He worked on the school newspaper. Alan wanted to be a writer. After college, he worked for a magazine.

Alan joined the military. World War I had started. Alan was in training in France. France is a country in Europe. He wrote his first play. It was produced in London. He wrote other plays.

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