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The Wind in the Willows

By Kenneth Grahame
Illustrated by Inga Moore

In a beautiful single volume, Inga Moore’s magical illustrations bring Kenneth Grahame’s much-loved classic to life for a new generation of readers.

Kenneth Grahame's classic children's stories, which depict the adventures of the amiable Mole and the Water Rat and the comic misadventures of the wayward Toad, are collected in this beautiful volume. Carefully abridged by the artist herself, this version of the beloved stories is instantly accessible to a young picture book readership.

  • A stunning achievement Moore's illustrations are just so perfect for the book that you can almost feel Kenneth Grahame smiling down upon it. - The Sunday Telegraph
  • A book for your child to treasure - and, in time, share with their own children. - The Good Book Guide
  • Inga Moores' illustrations are truly enchanting. With faultless draughtmanship, witty characterisation, a mass of period detail and breathtaking evocations of the English countryside. - The Guardian

About the author

Kenneth Grahame was born in 1859 and wrote fiction and fantasy for children. He is most famous for The Wind in the Willows (1908), which is considered to be one of the greatest classics of children's literature. He also wrote The Reluctant Dragon which was later adapted to a Disney movie.

About the illustrator

With a career in illustration spanning over 30 years, Inga Moore is a highly distinguished author and illustrator of children’s books, who has illustrated numerous classics to much critical acclaim, including Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows, Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden and Oscar Wilde’s The Canterville Ghost. Her other picture book titles include A House in the Woods, Captain Cat and the award-winning title, Six Dinner Sid, which continues to grace bookshop shelves 20 years on from publication. Born in Sussex but raised in Australia, Inga returned to England as an adult and now lives in Herefordshire.

ISBN: 9780744575538
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: November 2, 2001
Dimensions: 207 x 280mm, 184pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $44.99
New Zealand RRP: $51.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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