"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.