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; ISBN: WOWIO-00414
British writer Kenneth Grahame originally wove this layered tale of fantasy for his own son, but it went on to charm generations of children and adults alike. “The Wind in the Willows” tells the adventures of Mole, Ratty, Toad and Badger, animal friends in an idyllic English countryside who find themselves battling both circumstance and Toad’s own reckless behavior.
First published over a hundred years ago, the book grew increasingly popular and has emerged as a classic for all ages. Winnie-the-Pooh author A.A. Milne loved the story and propelled it to fame with his adaption for the stage in 1929. More adaptations followed, including a considerable number for radio, film and television.
The original publication was issued without illustrations, but the characters and landscape which were so vividly rendered in prose cried out for the visuals which were added in later editions. This special, unabridged edition of “The Wind in the Willows” is a WOWIO exclusive featuring all-new art by Colin Throm.
3 of 3 readers found this review helpful This story fits comfortably into the category of timeless tales, with characters that seem immediately familiar and real — like old friends, well met — to children and adults alike. Colin Throm brings them further to life with artwork imbued with a… MORE