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The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

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Summary

In a beautiful single volume, Inga Moore's magical illustrations bring Kenneth Grahame's much-loved classic to life for a new generation of readers.

The Wind in the Willows Summary

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

In a beautiful single volume, Inga Moore's magical illustrations bring Kenneth Grahame's much-loved classic to life for a new generation of readers.

Kenneth Grahame's classic children's stories, which depict the adventures of the amiable Mole and the Water Rat and the comic misadventures of the wayward Toad, are collected in this beautiful volume. Carefully abridged by the artist herself, this version of the beloved stories is instantly accessible to a young picture book readership.

The Wind in the Willows Reviews

A stunning achievement - Moore's illustrations are just so perfect for the book that you can almost feel Kenneth Grahame smiling down upon it. * The Sunday Telegraph *
A book for your child to treasure - and, in time, share with their own children. * The Good Book Guide *
Inga Moores' illustrations are truly enchanting. With faultless draughtmanship, witty characterisation, a mass of period detail and breathtaking evocations of the English countryside. * The Guardian *
With its wit, charm and finesse, and its atmospheric use of colour, her work rewards endless exploration. -- Joanna Carey * The Financial Times *

About Kenneth Grahame

Kenneth Grahame was born in 1859 and wrote fiction and fantasy for children. He is most famous for The Wind in the Willows (1908), which is considered to be one of the greatest classics of children's literature. He also wrote The Reluctant Dragon which was later adapted to a Disney movie.

With a career in illustration spanning over 30 years, Inga Moore is a highly distinguished author and illustrator of children's books, who has illustrated numerous classics to much critical acclaim, including Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows, Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden and Oscar Wilde's The Canterville Ghost. Her other picture book titles include A House in the Woods, Captain Cat and the award-winning title, Six Dinner Sid, which continues to grace bookshop shelves 20 years on from publication. Born in Sussex but raised in Australia, Inga returned to England as an adult and now lives in Herefordshire.

Additional information

GOR001345750
9780744575538
0744575532
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Walker Books Ltd
2000-09-04
184
Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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