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Now We Are Sixty (and a Bit)

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A sequel to the author's Now We Are Sixty, this collection once again follows the rhymes and rhythms of the great A.A. Milne, to remind those who are getting on in years of the wit, wisdom and whimsy he conjured up for those who were very young. It features a few more poems based on originals that Matthew had not tackled before, such as The Emperor's Rhyme and Sneezles.
Hardcover, 112 pages
Published March 1st 2004 by John Murray Publishers
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Kathleen Dixon
Sep 10, 2008 Kathleen Dixon rated it really liked it
Shelves: humour, poetry
This is cool - I'm the first person to put a review on for this book!

This author is So Clever. A few years ago I bought his "Now We are Sixty" - actually, I bought a copy for me, one for my friend who turned 60 this year, and another for a friend who had already passed the mark a few years previously. Then my darling (on advice from my daughter) gave me this second book of his for my birthday, and though I've got a few years to go before I even hit the big Six Oh, I can still relate to some of t
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Jun 24, 2013 Shu rated it really liked it
A humourous, whimsical and witty little book of poetry on aging. I chuckled at some, laughed at others, and basically enjoyed it cover to cover. Inspired quite a bit of original work whilst I was in the midst of reading it too! Really inspirational and truly entertaining.
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