The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows

by Kenneth Grahame

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Overview

The Wind in the Willows is book that made Kenneth Grahame popular. „Wind in the willows” is an elegant parable about class struggle, about the dangers of decadent country life in the face of powerful revolutionary forces. This story explores the life of four generations. Kenneth Grahame wrote this story in a difficult period:women were propagandising for the vote,the Irish were demanding Home Rule.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783736808300
Publisher: BookRix
Publication date: 05/21/2019
Sold by: Bookwire
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 235
Sales rank: 313,631
File size: 675 KB
Age Range: 6 Years

About the Author

Kenneth Grahame (1859–1932) was inspired to write The Wind in the Willows based on bedtime stories he had been telling his young son, Alastair. The book was published in 1908 to instant acclaim.

David Roberts is the author-illustrator of the Bertie Books and the illustrator of many books for children, including Paul Fleischman’s The Dunderheads, which was short-listed for the Kate Greenaway Medal; its sequel The Dunderheads Behind Bars, also by Paul Fleischman; and The Dumpster Diver by Janet S. Wong. David Roberts lives in London.

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Table of Contents

1 The River Bank 7

2 The Open Road 22

3 The Wild Wood 36

4 Mr Badger 50

5 Dulce Domum 66

6 Mr Toad 83

7 The Piper at the Gates of Dawn 96

8 Toad's Adventures 107

9 Wayfarers All 122

10 The Further Adventures of Toad 141

11 'Like Summer Tempests Came His Tears' 159

12 The Return of Ulysses 176

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“Narrator Shelly Frasier's clear, pleasant voice carefully distinguishes [Rat, Toad, Mole, and Badger].... The naughty toad is her best creation—-she seems to understand his dreamy but destructive love of motor cars completely.” —-AudioFile

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