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Wind in the Willows

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ISBN-10: 0689831404

ISBN-13: 9780689831409

Edition: 1999

Authors: Kenneth Grahame, Susan Cooper

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Considered a masterpiece of contemporary fiction by many, this charming idyll about Toad, Rat, Mole, and Badger represents the best of British whimsical fantasy. Kenneth Grahame's creatures endearingly share friendship (and tea) alongside the River, as together they face the turmoil of modern life and the pleasures of Arcadia.
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Book details

List price: $7.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Publication date: 8/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Kenneth Grahame was born in Edinburgh on March 3, 1859. When he was five years old, his mother died of scarlet fever and he nearly died himself, of the same disease. His father became an alcoholic and sent the children to Berkshire to live with relatives. They were later reunited with their father, but after a failed year, the children never heard from him again. Sometime later, one of his brothers died at the age of fifteen. He attended St. Edward's School as a child and intended to go on to Oxford University, but his relatives wanted him to go into banking. He worked in his uncle's office, in Westminster, for two years then went to work at the Bank of England as a clerk in 1879. He spent…    

Susan Cooper was born in Buckinghamshire, England in May of 1935. She attended Slough Grammar School, and then went on to Somerville College and Oxford. She was the first woman to ever edit the University Magazine, the Cherwell. She graduated from Oxford with an MA in English and went to work for London's The Sunday Times as a reporter on the Atticus Column for Ian Flemming. She evenutally made it to features writer, during which time she wrote her first book, "Mandrake," a science fiction story for adults. Soon after the publication of "Mandrake," Cooper wrote the children's story "Over Sea, Under Stone" for a publishing house competition. It would later become the first of a five book…    

Foreword
The River Bank
The Open Road
The Wild Wood
Mr. Badger
Dulce Domum
Mr. Toad
The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
Toad's Adventures
Wayfarers All
The Further Adventures of Toad
'Like Summer Tempests Came His Tears'
The Return of Ulysses