When We Were Very Young is a best-selling book of poetry by A. A. Milne and illustrated by E H Shepard.

It contains many poems many of which contain Christopher Robin, but only one of which actually contains Winnie the Pooh (under his other name, Edward Bear).


  • Corner of the Street
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Happiness
  • The Christening
  • Puppy and I
  • Twinkle Toes
  • The Four Friends
  • Lines and Squares
  • Brownie
  • Independence
  • Nursery Chairs
  • Market Square
  • Daffodowndilly
  • Water Lilies
  • Disobedience
  • Spring Morning
  • The Island
  • The Three Foxes
  • Politeness
  • Jonathan Jo
  • At the Zoo
  • Rice Pudding
  • Missing
  • The King's Breakfast
  • Hoppity
  • At Home
  • The Wrong House
  • Summer Afternoon
  • The Dormouse and the Doctor
  • Shoes and Stockings
  • Sand Between the Toes
  • Knights and Ladies
  • Little Bo Peep and Little Boy Blue
  • The Mirror
  • Halfway Down
  • The Invaders
  • Before Tea
  • Teddy Bear
  • Bad Sir Brian Botany
  • In the Fashion
  • The Alchemist
  • Growing Up
  • If I Were King
  • Vespers

Winnie The Pooh Appears in "Teddy Bear". Pooh is featured much more heavily in this books' sequel, Now We Are Six.