The Wind in the Willows

By Kenneth Grahame; Scott McKowen (Illustrator)
Sterling Publishing (NY), Hardcover, 9781402725050, 197pp.

Publication Date: October 2005

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Description
Since its beginnings as a series of stories told to Kenneth Grahame's young son, The Wind in the Willows has become one of the best-loved children's books ever. Toad, Rat, Mole, and Badger will find yet another new audience with this good-looking edition.



About the Author
Kenneth Grahame was a Scottish writer best-known for his celebrated children s novel, The Wind in the Willows. Prevented from attending university because of financial constraints, Grahame instead took a job with the Bank of England, which provided the financial security required to indulge his passion for writing. Many of Grahame s short stories were printed in the periodicals of the time, and were also later collected in Pagan Papers, The Golden Age, and Dream Days. Grahame s most famous work, the novel The Wind in the Willows, was originally conceived as a bedtime story for his son, and continues to be a beloved classic for children of all ages. Grahame died in 1932 at the age of 73.Firefly Books
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