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Wind in the Willows anniversary gift picture book

Written by Timothy Knapman, Kenneth Grahame

Illustrated by E.H Shepard

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Wind in the Willows anniversary gift picture book Synopsis

A stylish foiled picture book adaptation - celebrating 90 years of E. H. Shepard's iconic original illustrations! A stylish foiled picture book adaptation - celebrating 90 years of E. H. Shepard's iconic original illustrations! Don't you know? grinned Rat. Oh, Mole! There is nothing half so much fun as simply messing about in boats! A world of wonders awaits Mole as he emerges from his little underground home one spring day. He discovers the sights and delights of the river aboard Rat's rowing boat. He ventures into the Wild Wood, home to kindly Badger. In the company of fun-loving Toad, he feels the thrill of the open road. But Mole soon learns that where there is Toad, there is trouble. Toad has a dangerous new hobby, and Mole and his friends must use all their wits and courage to keep him from disaster! Kenneth Grahame's delightful characters, Mole, Rat, Badger and Toad, have entertained generations of children. This stunning anniversary picture book, adapted by bestselling author Timothy Knapman, introduces their famous adventures to readers aged 4+, with timeless illustrations from E. H. Shepard, the artist who created the world-famous images of Winnie-the-Pooh.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780755503322
Publication date: 24th June 2021
Author: Timothy Knapman, Kenneth Grahame
Illustrator: E.H Shepard
Publisher: Farshore an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 32 pages

About Timothy Knapman, Kenneth Grahame

Kenneth Grahame was born in 1859.The Wind in the Willows, first published in 1908, was based on bedtime stories he told his son, Alistair, who is said to have been the inspiration for the character of Toad. Timothy Knapman is the award-winning author of Dinosaurs in My School, The Twelve Unicorns of Christmas, and a host of other bestselling picture books. E.H. Shepard was born in 1879. He is the illustrator of A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh and his characterful illustrations of Mole, Ratty, Badger and Toad, first published in 1931, have become an inseparable part of The Wind in the Willows, and ...

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