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by Kenneth Grahame
Kenneth Grahame The Wind in the Willows The River Bank The Mole had been working very hard all the morning, spring-cleaning his little home. First with brooms, then with dusters; then on ladders and steps and chairs, with a brush and a pail of whitewash; till he had dust in his throat and eyes, and splashes of whitewash all over his black fur, and an aching back and weary arms.
Illustrated by paul bransom Toad was a helpless prisoner in the remotest dungeon 164. He lay prostrate in his misery on the floor 196.
Illustrated by paul bransom. Front Fly Leaf showing the main characters enjoying a picnic].
Kenneth Grahame was born in Scotland in 1859
Kenneth Grahame was born in Scotland in 1859. His best-known story, The Wind in the Willows, began as a series of bedtime stories for his son. It was published in 1908. Grahame died in 1932 but his book lived on. The Wind in the Willows has been adapted for the stage, film, and television, and it has never been out of print. Part of this lies in the fact that the book can't seem to decide just how anthropomorphic its animal characters are - they still exhibit plenty of animal traits, and some still live in burrows, but they seem to wear clothes, drive cars, own horses and pet birds, and some even live in ordinary houses. Toad is even mentioned to have a full head of hair at one point!
Kenneth Grahame was a British writer, most famous for The Wind in the Willows, one of the classics of children's literature. Orphaned at an early age, Grahame went to live with his grandmother in England and attended St. Edward’s School, Oxford
Kenneth Grahame was a British writer, most famous for The Wind in the Willows, one of the classics of children's literature. Edward’s School, Oxford. Money was lacking for him to go to university. Hence, his family guided him into a career at the Bank of England, with which he stayed until ill health compelled him to retire in 1908. Meanwhile, he contributed articles to such journals as the St. James Gazette and the Yellow Book and published collections of sketches, stories, and essays.
This book was so successful that it enabled the author to retire from banking and take up a country life somewhat like that of his creations
Download cover art Download CD case insert. The Wind in the Willows (version 2). Kenneth GRAHAME (1859 - 1932). This much-loved story follows a group of animal friends in the English countryside as they pursue adventure. This book was so successful that it enabled the author to retire from banking and take up a country life somewhat like that of his creations. It has been adapted for screen, stage, and even a ride at the original Disneyland. Summary by Mark F. Smith).
The Wind in the Willows is a children's novel by Scottish novelist Kenneth Grahame, first published in 1908. Alternately slow-moving and fast-paced, it focuses on four anthropomorphised animals: Mole, Rat (a European water vole), Toad, and Badger. They live in a pastoral version of Edwardian England. The novel is notable for its mixture of mysticism, adventure, morality, and camaraderie, and celebrated for its evocation of the nature of the Thames Valley.
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All books deserve the best display possible, but sometimes getting the book (or magazine, or pamphlet, or typewritten dissertation, et. scanned is a first priority. The Wind in the Willows, by British writer Kenneth Grahame, is well-served by Branson's illustrations. The book began as bed-time stories for Grahame's son, and has been consistently in print since its first publication in 1908.
3548 77 19 5 20 46. Although "The Wind in the Willows" was primarily written for a young audience, the book can be of great interest to both children and adults. It follows the adventures of wild animals living on the river bank. Mr. Toad is very rich and lives in a luxurious house called Toad Hall. Toad is a good animal, but he is extremely vain. Besides, he has a weird obsession with vehicles: boats, caravans, motorcars.