The Wind in the Willows: The Centennial Anniversary Edition

Kenneth Grahame (Author) Margaret Hodges (Preface by)
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A children's classic comes to life in an enchanting dramatization narratedby Alan Bennett. Enter the world of the great river and meet the marvelousriverbank animals: the poetic Rat, his friend Mole, and the boastful Toad, asthey voyage down the river and into the Wild Wood to great adventures! Thisexclusive BBC production features a full cast, authentic sound effects andsweeping music to warm hearts young and old.

Product Details

$21.99  $19.79
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
September 01, 1983
6.33 X 0.96 X 9.37 inches | 1.3 pounds
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About the Author

Kenneth Grahame (1859-1932), Scottish-born author, was raised by his grandmother in Berkshire, England, along the banks of the Thames River. He was educated at Oxford and then worked for the Bank of England. As a pastime, he wrote light nonfiction and articles for newspapers. The Wind in the Willows, originally written as letters to his son, established him as a writer of children's books and had a deep influence on fantasy literature.

(1911-2005) Margaret Hodges was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. She graduated from Vassar College with honorsand received a Masters in Library Science from the CarnegieInstitute of Technology. After working as a children'slibrarian, she was a professor at the Graduate School ofLibrary and Information Sciences of the University ofPittsburgh. Margaret wrote numerous award-winning books forchildren. A majority of her work is inspired fromfolktales and historical figures.