The Wind In The Willows

byKenneth GrahameIntroduction byLuanne Rice

April 4, 2006|
The Wind In The Willows by Kenneth Grahame
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Hailed as one of the most enduringly popular works of the twentieth century, The Wind in the Willows is a classic of magical fancy and enchanting wit. Penned in lyrical prose, the adventures and misadventures of the book’s intrepid quartet of heroes—Mole, Water Rat, Badger, and, of course, the incorrigible Toad—raise fantasy to the level of myth. Reflecting the freshness of childhood wonder, the story still offers adults endless sophistication, substance, and depth. The animals’ world embodies the author’s wry, whimsical, and unfailingly inventive imagination. It is a world that succeeding generations of both adult and young readers have found irresistible. But why say more? To use the words of the estimable Mr. Toad himself: “Travel, change, interest, excitement!...Come inside.”

With an Introduction by Luanne Rice
Kenneth Grahame (1859–1932) was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, the third of four children. When he was five, his mother died, and his father sent the children to live with relatives in England. Kindly treated yet emotionally isolated, the Grahame children constructed a world of childhood pleasures. Although Kenneth left that world ...
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Title:The Wind In The Willows
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Product dimensions:240 pages, 6.75 X 4.13 X 0.64 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 6.75 X 4.13 X 0.64 in
Published:April 4, 2006
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780451530141

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