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Striking black and white frontispiece by graham robertson. The river bank and other stories by kenneth grahame. The wind in the willows is an excellent read for a child. The wind in the willows kenneth grahame works archive. One hundred years after it was first published, kenneth grahame s masterpiece can be picked up and read to any young child, and it will have a mesmerizing effect. The wind in the willows by kenneth grahame is one of the twenty wonderful classic stories being relaunched in puffin classics in march 2015. Graham robertson, paul bransom, nancy barnhart, and wyndham payne. Original green cloth boards with rubbed gilt illustration and lettering. Kenneth grahame 18591932 the wind in the willows allows every person who has always wished animals could talk to dream a little more.
Rackhams illustrations for the text first appeared in the limited editions club edition of 1940, and it was the last work he illustrated. Grahame kenneth the wind in the willows, first edition, signed presentation copy from the author to ruth ward with his ink inscription on halftitle, frontispiece by graham robertson, end papers foxed and browned, original gilt pictorial cloth, very small stain at head of upper cover, edges and corners a little rubbed and frayed, lower corners bumped, spine sunned, edges uncut, 8vo, 1908 with grahame elspeth, wife of kenneth grahame, 18621946 3 autograph. Rare books by kenneth grahame, including first editions, signed, and finely bound copies of the wind in the willows. The wind in the willows by kenneth grahame 1st edition. Jun 19, 2017 a look at kenneth grahame the author of the wind in the willows the wind in the willows has just opened as a major west end musical. The wind in the willows by kenneth grahame, illustrated by. He was bowled over in an instant by the impatient and contemptuous mole, who trotted along the side of the hedge chaffing the other rabbits as they peeped hurriedly from their holes to see what the row was about. Robertson, phillips, and the history of the screwdriver. The wind in the willows is much more than a story from a bygone age. What gardner did for lewis carroll, gauger has done in spades for kenneth grahame. Steve smith, among others including tristan sargent, points out that the name of the stop, wildwood, is a reference to the wild wood in kenneth grahame s wind in the willows. In addition to the main narrative, the book contains several independent short stories featuring rat and mole. Ernest hemingway now you can take your friends with you wherever you go with our charmed book charms, inspired by our own antique, 1930s charm. The wind in the willows kenneth grahame, the wind in the willows 2006, the wind in the willows 1983 tv series teen and up audiences choose not to use archive warnings.
The rabbit being torn to pieces by foxes in the lower righthand corner of this panel is beatrix potters peter rabbit. With the arrival of spring and fine weather outside, the goodnatured mole loses patience with spring cleaning. Check here and also read some short description about the wind in the willows by kenneth grahame download free ebook. He eventually started writing them down, and finally produced this muchloved childrens classic. Name of writer, number pages in ebook and size are given in our post. Buy the wind in the willows by kenneth grahame, brian jacques from waterstones today. The mole had been working very hard all the morning, spring cleaning his little home. Kenneth grahame 18591932 was born in edinburgh, scotland, the third of four children. Knox, laura ashe philip edt, isbn 1843845571, isbn 9781843845577, brand new, free shipping in the us new medieval literatures is an annual of work on medieval textual cultures, aiming to engage with intellectual and cultural pluralism in the middle ages and. This the onehundredth edition of grahame s timeless classic, which was originally published in 1908, with just a frontispiece, by graham robertson. Unlike the much more savage story of peter pan, kenneth grahames characters have to face the consequences of their actions. The 1908 first edition first printing has a striking frontispiece by graham robertson. Literature network kenneth grahame the wind in the willows ch. The first edition was published in 1908 with a frontispiece by graham robertson.
That the book has given you all personal pleasure is of course very good for me to think of. Alternately slow moving and fastpaced, it focuses on four anthropomorphised animals in a pastoral version of edwardian england. The wind in the willows sterling unabridged classics series. The wind in the willows has been adapted for the stage, film, and television, and it has never been out of print. Since its beginnings as a series of stories told to kenneth grahame s young son, the wind in the willows has become one of the bestloved childrens books ever.
The book could also have faded away into obscurity but aa milne, author of winnie the pooh, produced a. The wind in the willows wikimili, the best wikipedia reader. Housed in the publishers cloth drop over box, with gilt title label on the spine. Although the wind in the willows is now, without doubt, considered one of the classics, in 1908 its original publisher feared for the books reception. The escapades of four animal friends who live along a river in the english countrysidetoad, mole, rat, and badger. With a stirring introduction by brian jacques, the internationally bestselling author of the redwall series. Toad, water rat, badger, and mole for a series of adventures. The wind in the willows by kenneth grahame, 97818401525, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Kenneth grahame 8 march 1859 6 july 1932 was a scottish writer, most famous for the wind in the willows 1908, one of the classics of childrens literature. Produced by david edwards, jen haines and the onlinedistributed proofreading team at thisfile was produced from images generously made availableby the internet archiveamerican libraries. Kenneth grahame was born in 1859 and wrote fiction and fantasy for children. The wind in the willows by kenneth grahame miniature book etsy.
Illustrated with frontispiece by graham robertson which retains its original tissueguard. Alternatingly slowmoving and fastpaced, it focuses on four anthropomorphised animals. The wind in the willows is a childrens novel by kenneth grahame, first published in 1908. When mole goes boating with ratty instead of doing his springcleaning, he discovers a whole new world. The wind in the willows by kenneth grahame loyal books. Kenneth grahame march 8, 1859 july 6, 1932 was a british writer, most famous for the wind in the willows 1908, one of the classics of childrens literature. Oct 30, 2014 wind in the willows by kenneth grahame i am both shocked and appalled that it is october and i have read painfully few books this year due to my studies, going to iceland and generally having little energy for reading and few books on my shelves that i am eager to read this makes me desperately sad. The olivier awardwinning composer and lyricist george stiles and anthony drewe, and oscarwinning screenwriter julian fellowes bring this brand new production. Buy the wind in the willows twelfth edition by grahame, kenneth, graham robertson isbn. More than a century after kenneth grahame first imagined his tale as bedtime stories to tell his son, the wind in the willows remains one of the bestloved classics of childrens literature. Regularly stocked editions of grahame s works include the first illustrated edition, the first disney illustrated edition and the first michael hague illustrated edition. The wind in the willows by grahame, methuen abebooks. Dulce domum, from kenneth grahame s the wind in the willows. The wind in the willows by kenneth grahame is an english classic loved by adults and children alike the muchloved classic tales of ratty, mole, badger and toad.
The golden age is a collection of reminiscences of childhood, written by kenneth grahame and illustrated by maxfield parrish the professor says that there is reason to believe grahame was gay. Chapter 5 the wind in the willows, read aloud youtube. In 1930, milnes stage version was brought to another audience in toad of toad hall. The classic story of mole, rat, toad, badger and the wonderful adventures they share as spring begins to bloom across the. Walford graham robertson kenneth grahame, his wife and their son lived in cookham dean, berkshire from 1906. Kenneth grahame the wind in the willows vinyl discogs. Jul 26, 2009 kenneth grahame, author of the wind in the willows, was born 150 years ago but it could have been on another planet. The wind in the willows 1908 was based on bedtime stories and letters to his son and it is where the characters rat, badger, mole and toad were created. New medieval literatures, hardcover by robertson, kellie. The wind in the willows opens in a bucolic way, as mole ventures out from home and meets up with rat, and the two gentlemanly country animals become fast friends. Grahame, kenneth, toby robertson, patrick wymark the wind in the willows read by patrick wymark vintage vinyl record set music. Wind in the willows by grahame, kenneth book condition. I graduated high school in the midseventies, before internet and books on tape.
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