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by Michael Hague,Kenneth Grahame

Author: Michael Hague,Kenneth Grahame
Subcategory: Humanities
Language: English
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR); Later Printing edition (September 15, 1980)
Pages: 224 pages
Category: Other
Rating: 4.9
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The Wind in the Willows is a children's novel by Scottish novelist Kenneth Grahame, first published in 1908.

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.

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.

Michael Hague's exquisitely detailed, breathtaking color illustrations on almost every generous spread-along with Kenneth Grahame's . First off, Wind in the Willows is a beautifully written tale, as many others here have already told.

Michael Hague's exquisitely detailed, breathtaking color illustrations on almost every generous spread-along with Kenneth Grahame's elegant, delightfully old-fashioned characterizations of the animals-make this book a wonderful read-aloud. So well written, it is, that some people believe it shouldn't be illustated at all. However, as an artist, I am not in that camp.

Kenneth Grahame (Author), Michael Hague (Illustrator). Each one is gloriously beautiful, but I do adore Ingpen's color and his detail. ISBN-13: 978-0893753986. Fans of Ingpen know his work on such books as Treasure Island.

Home Kenneth Grahame The Wind in the Willows. In panic, he began to run 64. Through the Wild Wood and the snow 94. Toad was a helpless prisoner in the remotest dungeon 164. The wind in the willows, . The wind in the willows.

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.

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"A classic as a classic ought to look.... The illustrations wonderfully fulfill Grahame’s nostalgic vision of life on the River Bank." --School Library Journal, starred review