Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows is a classic that has been entertaining children and adults alike for over a hundred years.
The Wild Wood seems a terrifying place to Mole, until one day he pokes his nose out of his burrow and meets brave Ratty, kind old Badger and the rascally Mr Toad. This hardback edition contains the original full-colour illustrations by E. H. Shepard, a partnership that has never been bettered.
Voices from the Riverbank
‘Never read it?’ said the Rat in astonishment. ‘Never read it? Why, my dear fellow, you simply haven’t lived.’ ‘Is it really as good as all that?’ the Mole asked humbly. The Rat...Read more
Return to Arcadia
Several times, during a long life of reading, I’ve been tempted to write an autobiography based solely on the books that have counted for me. Someone once told me that it was customary for a...Read more
Et in Arcadia
My father was an intellectually austere Cambridge academic, so we never had a copy of The Wind in the Willows in the house. No talking toads on this family syllabus, thank you! But Kenneth Grahame...Read more