Since its beginnings as a series of stories told to Kenneth Grahame's young son, The Wind in the Willows has gone on to become one of the best-loved children's books of all time. The timeless story of Toad, Rat, Mole, and Badger, brought to vivid life by Ernest H. Shepard's illustrations, has delighted readers of all ages for more than eighty years.
Written by Seregil of Rhiminee (2008-01-07)
Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows is a real classic of English literature. I first read this book, when I was approximately 9-10 years old. I remember how much I liked it then. Although I'm older now, I still like it. I've read it a couple of times and I'll probably read it again soon. Kenneth Grahame's writing is fluent and charming. He describes the life of the animals in an excellent way - it feels like they're alive. When you read the book, you come to care about the ... (more)