The Wind in the Willows: Candlewick Illustrated Classic
"A good choice for middle-grade readers, or for parents in search of a pleasing edition to read aloud." — BooklistKenneth Grahame’s classic tale of the pleasures of country life and the dependability of good friends will never grow old. In this splendid volume, Inga Moore depicts its... show more
"A good choice for middle-grade readers, or for parents in search of a pleasing edition to read aloud." — BooklistKenneth Grahame’s classic tale of the pleasures of country life and the dependability of good friends will never grow old. In this splendid volume, Inga Moore depicts its unforgettable characters with charming freshness, while recapturing such timeless moments as Mole’s first enraptured row on the river, Toad’s irrepressible adventures in and out of automobiles, and many more. So gather ’round to read or listen, and a fine time will be had by all!
Publish date: March 10th 2009
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Pages no: 184
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, European Literature
, British Literature
I just ended up reading this since the book hold I had on Watership Down is not moving at all. I will be lucky to read that book by the end of summer at this rate. I haven't read this book since I was a kid and it's cute enough now but of course as an adult I just didn't have the same feeling of e...
The Wind in the Willows by Malvina Vogel is an edited version of Kenneth Grahame's original story. The book is a 5.2 on the Accelerated Reading leveling system. The story follows the lives of animals that exist and survive much like people. They must overcome obstacles that are both serious and funn...
I re-read this book for the first time in many years. I had forgotten how utterly charming the tales of Toad, Mole, Rat and friends are! The little woodland animals have many an adventure -- particularly Toad, with his fascination for the (novel at the time the book was written) new motor cars. The ...
I spent my whole childhood having never read this book solely because I owned a VHS of a film version, which was horribly dark and, to my young mind, violent and scary. I was finally brave enough to tackle the book.Overall, the book was good. There were many interesting stories throughout the book a...
So, this book is one of those self-publishing "success stories" folks love to yammer on about.When Grahame first wrote "The Wind in the Willows," no one wanted to publish it. He self-published it, it gained great popularity, now it's a classic, etc.But all I could think as I read it was that I could...
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