A. A. Milne

lan Alexander Milne (January 18, 1882 – January 31, 1956) was an English author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh.

Milne was a noted writer, primarily as a playwright, before the huge success of Pooh overshadowed all his previous work. Milne served in both World Wars, joining the British Army in World War I, and was a captain of the British Home Guard in World War II.