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The Wind in the Willows

Written by Kenneth Grahame

Illustrated by E. H. Shepard

The Wind in the Willows Synopsis

'Travel, change, interest, excitement!' One day Mole pokes his nose out of his burrow and discovers that the world is an exciting place. He meets brave Ratty, kind old Badger and the rascally Mr Toad, and together they go adventuring . . . The Wind in the Willows is a classic animal adventure that charms and enthrals. This edition contains the original full-colour illustrations by E H Shepard, a partnership that has never been bettered.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781405297820
Publication date: 5th March 2020
Author: Kenneth Grahame
Illustrator: E. H. Shepard
Publisher: Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 224 pages

About Kenneth Grahame

KENNETH GRAHAME was born in Edinburgh in 1859 and grew up in Berkshire. He started work at the Bank of England in 1879 and retired as its Secretary in 1908, the year that The Wind in the Willows was first published. The book was based on bedtime stories he told his son Alistair, who is said to have been the inspiration for the much-loved character of Toad. E.H. SHEPARD was born in London in 1879. He won a scholarship to the Royal Academy Schools and later worked for Punch magazine as a cartoonist and an illustrator. Shepard's characterful illustrations of Mole, Ratty, Badger ...

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