Alan Alexander Milne, better known as A. A. Milne, was an author and poet from England, who
was particularly famous for being the creator of the character Winnie the Pooh. Milne was
educated at the University of Cambridge and initially worked as a playwright; however it was
as the writer of Winnie the Pooh in 1926 that he became famous. It was followed up by The
House at Pooh Corner two year later. Other than that, he was a prolific writer who wrote
children’s short story and poetry collections, newspaper columns, plays and had also been a
columnist for the popular magazine Punch.