Dive into this heartwarming classic tale of friendship and adventure
"Travel, change, interest, excitement!"
One day Mole pokes his nose out of his burrow and discovers that the world is an exciting place. He meets brave Ratty, kind old Badger, and the rascally Mr. Toad, and together they go adventuring . . . The Wind in the Willows is a classic animal adventure that charms and enthralls. This edition contains the original illustrations by E. H. Shepard, a partnership that has never been bettered.
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"[Mole] thought his happiness was complete when, as he meandered aimlessly along, suddenly he stood by the edge of a full-fed river. Never in his life had he seen a river before--this sleek, sinuous, full-bodied animal, chasing and chuckling, gripping things with a gurgle and leaving them with a laugh, to fling itself on fresh playmates that shook themselves free, and were caught and held again." Such is the cautious, agreeable Mole's first introduction to the river and the Life Adventurous. Emerging from his home at Mole End one spring, his whole world changes when he hooks up with the good-natured, boat-loving Water Rat, the boastful Toad of Toad Hall, the society- hating Badger who lives in the frightening Wild Wood, and countless other mostly well-meaning creatures. Michael Hague's exquisitely detailed, breathtaking color illustrations on almost every generous spread--along with Kenneth Grahame's elegant, delightfully old-fashioned characterizations of the animals--make this book a wonderful read-aloud. Grahame's The Wind in the Willows has enchanted readers for four generations, and this lavishly illustrated gift edition is perhaps the finest around. (All ages, or 9 to 12)
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Book Description Methuen. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. This book has a light amount of wear to the pages, cover and binding. Bookseller Inventory # G0416618502I3N00
Book Description Methuen. Hardcover. Book Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, thatâ€™ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Bookseller Inventory # 2822024768
Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR002978931
Book Description Methuen young books, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used; Good. Bookseller Inventory # BB00239315B
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Book Description Methuen, 1967. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. h/b 24 pages, condition is very good. 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. Bookseller Inventory # 057278
Book Description Methuen Childrens Books, 1979. Book Condition: Good. 1979. 256 pages. Green jacket covering green cloth boards with gilt lettering. Pages remain bright with light foxing to text block edge and moderate creasing inside. Binding is firm with light tanning around the edges of boards as well as the spine. Unclipped jacket has light creasing to the covers and moderate tanning to spine. Bookseller Inventory # 1507564438PJB