Christopher Robin Milne was the only child of British writer A. A. Milne, most famous for his children’s series Winnie-the-Pooh, and after the death of both of his parents released two books detailing just how much he despised his father for including him in the stories.
In the books, Christopher Robin was a good friend of Winnie and the rest of the characters. He was characterized by his uneven socks and kind attitude toward the Hundred Acre Wood’s group. However, most people don’t know that the character was based on A. A. Milne’s actual son who came to resent his father.
Christopher claims that his father was virtually nonexistent in his early years and says if he had disappeared, “I certainly would not have missed my father.” Harsh? Christopher wouldn’t say so. He says that because of his father’s stories he was constantly teased as a child, a fact that seemed to completely escape the notice of his father.
After A. A. Milne passed away Christopher says he didn’t see his mother once during widowhood, a fact that should attest to the relationship he shared with his parents.