A. A. Milne/YMMV

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  • Puppy Love: Christopher Robin and Anne, in some of the children's verse, for example "Buttercup Days" in Now We Are Six. Note that, like C. R. Milne, Anne was a real person; Now We Are Six is dedicated "To Anne Darlington, Now She Is Seven And Because She Is So Speshul". In fact, both sets of parents agreed to an Arranged Marriage between the two; when Christopher married Lesley de Selincourt at the age of 28, his parents disapproved at least partly because she wasn't Anne.[1]
  1. More than disapproved -- because he didn't marry Anne, Mrs. Milne reportedly shunned Christopher for the rest of her life and refused to have him at her deathbed.