Bibliographic Information: Milne, A.A. (1988) Now We Are Six. New York, NY: Dutton Juvenile.
Brief Annotation: The author of the beloved children’s classic Whinnie the Pooh writes this collection of poems about growing up from the perspective of a young child. These poems are heartwarming and reminiscent of the style of Whinnie the Pooh.
Grade Level: Grades K-1
Readers who will like this: Younger students will be able to relate best with the young characters of the poems. Also, students who liked the Whinnie the Pooh books will like these poems.
Rating/Response: 9/10. A.A. Milne is known for his thoughtful and meaningful writing, and he keeps that reputation intact with these poems. These poems are special to me seeing as I grew up with them.
One question you would ask before a read aloud: What are you most excited for when you grow up?
Posted by: Billy Gregg