The Wind in the Willows

Author(s): Kenneth Grahame


'There is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.'

From picnics by the riverbank to the battle for Toad Hall, the adventures of Mole, Ratty, Badger and the mischievous Mr Toad have delighted generations of readers.

Rediscover Kenneth Grahame's timeless classic in this beautiful new edition, illustrated by Kate Greenaway Medal winner, Grahame Baker-Smith.



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Kenneth Grahame (Author)
Kenneth Grahame was born in Scotland in 1859. After the death of his mother he was sent to live with his grandparents in Berkshire and attended school in Oxford. On leaving school he worked at the Bank of England and also wrote articles and stories which he submitted to many publications.

He married in 1899 and had a son, Alastair. His best-known story, The Wind in the Willows, was published in 1908. After the sudden death of his son, Grahame was grief-stricken and became reclusive. He died in 1932 and is buried in Oxford.

Grahame Baker-Smith (Illustrator)
Grahame is a self-taught illustrator from Oxford who completed his training at Berkshire
School of Art. He has worked in illustration for twenty years and in 2011 won the Greenaway Medal for his inspiring tale of fatherhood, FARTHER. He has illustrated two other picture books for Templar: the Greenaway shortlisted Leon and the Place Between and The Winter's Child.

General Fields

  • : 9781783708505
  • : Templar Publishing
  • : Templar Publishing
  • : September 2018
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  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Kenneth Grahame
  • : Hardback
  • : 1910
  • : Grahame Baker-Smith
  • : English
  • : [Fic]
  • : 192