Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
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Wind in the Willows
By Kenneth Grahame

The Wind in the Willows

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Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

Book Description

The tales of Ratty, Mole, Badger and Toad. When Mole goes boating with the Water Rat instead of spring-cleaning, he discovers a new world. As well as the river and the Wild Wood, there is Toad's craze for fast travel which leads him and his friends on a whirl of trains, barges, gipsy caravans and motor cars and even into battle.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780435122744
ISBN-10: 0435122746
Format: Hardback
(193mm x 137mm x 15mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Heinemann
Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
Publish Date: 12-Dec-1983
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Project X Origins Graphic Texts: Grey Book Band, Oxford Level 14: The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame Project X Origins Graphic Texts: Grey Book Band, Oxford Level 14: The Wind in the Willows, Paperback (September 2016)

Project X Origins Graphic Texts can help children to reach higher standards in comprehension. Life on the river bank is peaceful for Mole, Ratty and Badger until their friend Toad gets a motor car! Can Toad's friends convince him to stay out of trouble?

Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame Wind in the Willows, Hardback (September 2016)

The next elegant edition in the Knickerbocker Classics series, The Wind in the Willows is the timeless tale of adventurous animals living in the Thames Valley.

Steam in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame Steam in the Willows, Paperback / softback (November 2015)

New illustrations for the classic Wind in the Willows story with a steampunk/maker flair.

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Reviews

US Kirkus Review » Does The Wind in the Willows <\i>need an annotated edition? Suggesting that Grahame's prose, "encrusted with the patina of age and affect," has become an obstacle to full appreciation of the work, Lerer offers the text with running disquisitions in the margins on now-archaic words and phrases, Edwardian social mores and a rich array of literary references from Aesop to Gilbert and Sullivan. Occasionally he goes over the top - making, for instance, frequent references alongside Toad's supposed mental breakdown to passages from Kraft-Ebing's writings on clinical insanity - and, as in his controversial Children's Literature, a Reader's History from Aesop to Harry Potter <\i>(2008), displays a narcissistic streak: "This new edition brings The Wind in the Willows<\i>...into the ambit of contemporary scholarship and criticism on children's literature..." Still, the commentary will make enlightening reading for parents or other adults who think that there's nothing in the story for them - and a closing essay on (among other topics) the links between Ernest Shepard's art for this and for Winnie the Pooh <\i>makes an intriguing lagniappe. (selective resource list) (Literary analysis. Adult/professional) <\i> (Kirkus Reviews)


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