Kenneth Grahame"s the wind in the willows

a children"s classic at 100
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Scarecrow Press , Lanham, Md
Statementedited by Jackie C. Horne, Donna R. White
SeriesChildren"s Literature Association centennial studies -- 5
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4726.W515 K46 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxlii, 259 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24434145M
ISBN 139780810872585, 9780810872592
LC Control Number2009027245

Wind in the willows is a classic books that I until now have never read. I have seen it on the tv in real action and cartoon form. But this week I decided it was only so buy it and sit down and read it/5(97). The Wind in the Willows is a book for those 'who keep the spirit of youth alive in them; of life, sunshine, running water, woodlands, dusty roads, winter firesides.' From Publishers Weekly Mary Jane Begin illustrates the classic story of Mole, Badger, Rat and Toad, /5(K).

The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame The Wind in the Willows is a children's novel by Scottish novelist Kenneth Grahame, first published in With the arrival of spring and fine weather outside, the good-natured Mole loses patience with spring cleaning.4/5.

The Wind in the Willows is a classic of children's literature by Kenneth Grahame, first published in Alternately slow moving and fast paced, it focuses on four anthropomorphised animal characters in a pastoral version of England.

The novel is notable for its mixture of mysticism, adventure, 5/5(1). The Wind in the Willows began as bedtime Kenneth Grahames the wind in the willows book and letters addressed to Grahame's troubled son, a sickly boy known as "Mouse" who possibly inspired.

Kenneth Grahame, (born March 8,Edinburgh, Scotland—died July 6,Pangbourne, Berkshire, England), British author of The Wind in the Willows (), one of the classics of children’s animal characters—principally Mole, Rat, Badger, and Toad—combine captivating human traits with authentic animal habits.

It is a story that adults have enjoyed as much as children. The essays in Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows: A Children's Classic at focus on recent discussions of the book in regards to class, gender, and nationality but also examine issues previously not addressed by Grahame criticism, such as the construction of heteronormative masculinity, the appeal of this very English novel to Chinese /5(2).

By: Kenneth Grahame () The Wind in the Willows allows every person who has always wished animals could talk to dream a little more.

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In this amazing book, Toad, Ratty, Mr. Toad and Badger form a tight friendship and have many adventures.4/5(36). • The Making of the Wind in the Willows is published by Bodleian Library Publishing. To order a copy for £ go to or. Many of the essays were published as the book Pagan Papers () and the five orphan characters featured in the papers were developed into the books The Golden Age () and Dream Days ().

The Wind in the Willows () was based on bedtime stories and letters to his son and it is where the characters Rat, Badger, Mole and Toad were created.4/5(84). Kenneth Grahame biographer Matthew Dennison explains how the author of The Wind in the Willows fled to the river bank to escape his misery.

For me it was a first and I was delighted.4/5. "The Wind in the Willows" () was based on bedtime stories and letters to his son and it is where the characters Rat, Badger, Mole and Toad were created. InMilne's stage version was brought to another audience in "Toad of Toad Hall." On July 6,Kenneth Grahame died/5(5).

Kenneth Grahame has books on Goodreads with ratings. Kenneth Grahame’s most popular book is The Wind in the Willows. Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows: Kenneth Grahame, Eric Kincaid: Books - ().

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Wind in the Willows: Kenneth Grahame: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.4/5(K). Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows: A Children's Classic at (Children's Literature Association Centennial Studies Book 5) eBook: Horne, Jackie Reviews: 2.

The Wind in the Willows. Kenneth Grahame. The Mole had been working very hard all the morning, spring- cleaning his little home.

First with brooms, then with dusters; then on ladders and steps and chairs, with a brush and a pail of whitewash; till he had dust in his throat and eyes, and splashes of whitewash all over his black fur, and an.

Get this from a library. Kenneth Grahame's The wind in the willows. [Kenneth Grahame; Babette Cole] -- A brief retelling, with movable illustrations, of the escapades of four animal friends who live along a river in the English countryside--Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger.

Get this from a library. Kenneth Grahame's The wind in the willows. [Kenneth Grahame; Rene Cloke] -- "Re-Live the thrilling adventures of Toad and his loyal friends Rat, Mole, and Badger as they take turns getting into trouble and helping each other out of it. In The Wind in the Willows three famous places—the River, the Open Road, and the Wild Wood—depict three ways of life: a centered life rooted in the permanent things, an aimless life with no sense of permanence or stability, and a lonely life filled with cold, impersonal beings.

To live on the River with Rat brings one into contact with the. 61, free ebooks. 16 by Kenneth Grahame. No cover available. Bibliographic Record. Grahame, Kenneth, The Wind in the Willows. There is an improved edition of this title, eBook # PR: Language and Literatures: English literature.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(15). Grahame, Kenneth () - English essayist and writer of childrens’ books. He worked on the staff of the Bank of England as a Secretary.

The Wind in the Willows () - A classic childrens’ fantasy featuring the characters of Mole, Water Rat, Mr. Toad and other small animals. This book grew out of a series of stories Grahame toldFile Size: KB. Fun, exciting, whimsical and dangerous at times, The Wind in the Willows can’t help but spark a child’s imagination.

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In this Egmont Heritage edition, Kenneth Grahame’s animal book, is made all the more beautiful and enthralling thanks to the original illustrations by E. Shepard, the man who also drew Winnie-the-Pooh/5(K). Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows A Musical.

Post, Douglas. Book - This is a wonderful book to add to the classroom or home library. When Mole and Rat visit Badger in the Wild Wood, they tell Badger about Toad's problem with buying and smashing up cars. The Wind in the Willows Extension Activities Extension activity for The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame.

Grade. The Wind in the Willows: Kenneth Grahame and Neopaganism Words | 13 Pages. The Wind in the Willows: Kenneth Grahame and Neopaganism The beauty of the English countryside--cultivated or wild, pastoral or primeval, it was an endless source of inspiration for eighteenth-century Romantic poets.

In this delightful dive into the bygone world of Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows staunch Mole, sociable Water Rat, severe Badger, and troublesome and ebullient Toad of Toad Hall are joined by a young mole lady, Beryl, and her dear friend, Rabbit.

Kij Johnson's stories have won the Sturgeon, World Fantasy and Nebula awards. Kenneth Grahame was a Scottish writer, most famous for The Wind in the Willows, one of the classics of children's literature.

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He also wrote The Reluctant Dragon; 4/5(K). Kenneth Grahame was born in Scotland in His best-known story, The Wind in the Willows, began as a series of bedtime stories for his was published in Grahame died in but his book lived on.

The Wind in the Willows has been adapted for the stage, film, and television, and it has never been out of print.3/5(10). Classic children's book The Wind in the Willows was author Kenneth Grahame's gay manifesto, claims professor Peter Hunt - an academic at the prestigious Cardiff : Rod Ardehali.The Wind in the Willows (version 2) Kenneth GRAHAME ( - ) This book was so successful that it enabled the author to retire from banking and take up a country life somewhat like that of his creations.

It has been adapted for screen, stage, and even a ride at the original Disneyland. The Wind in the Willows is a hymn to Old England. But for its author, it meant much more than that.

A hundred years after its publication, John Preston explores the .