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The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

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Condition - Very Good
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Summary

Walker Illustrated Classics is a new series which brings together some of the best-loved stories ever told, illustrated by some of today's finest artists. These exquisitely designed books, with their magnificent words and glorious pictures, are a pleasure to read - and re-read. The classics have never looked so good!

The Wind in the Willows Summary

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

Walker Illustrated Classics is a new series which brings together some of the best-loved stories ever told, illustrated by some of today's finest artists. These exquisitely designed books, with their magnificent words and glorious pictures, are a pleasure to read - and re-read. The classics have never looked so good! Kenneth Grahame's classic children's story tells the adventures of the amiable Mole, the dapper Water Rat and the marvellous Badger as they endeavour to keep the wayward Toad out of trouble. Sensitively abridged and beautifully illustrated with great charm and detail by Inga Moore.

The Wind in the Willows Reviews

I loved the book and did not want the characters' adventures to come to an end. -- 11-year-old Beth * Anorak *
This is perhaps my favourite edition of this classic tale. Inga Moore's illustrations bring to life the English countryside with such light, depth and beauty that she created the perfect setting for the story. The characters [...] are brilliantly brought to life. * Cotswold Preview *

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

GOR003441642
9781406317428
140631742X
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Walker Books Ltd
2009-01-05
184
N/A
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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