The Wind in the Willows: Illustrated Edition (Union Square Kids Illustrated Classics) (Hardcover)

The Wind in the Willows: Illustrated Edition (Union Square Kids Illustrated Classics) By Kenneth Grahame, Robert Ingpen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kenneth Grahame, Robert Ingpen (Illustrator)
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Description


Another beautiful book by renowned artist Robert Ingpen in the popular Union Square Kids Illustrated Classics children's books series, one of the most beloved and widely read classic books of all time--The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. For more than a century, this classic kid's book and its endearing protagonists--Mole, Mr. Toad, Badger, and Ratty--have enchanted children of all ages.

Whether the four friends, a toad, mole, badger, and rat, are setting forth on an exciting adventure, engaging in a comic caper, or simply relaxing by the River Thames, their stories are among the most charming in all of English literature. Fans of Frog and Toad Are Friends and other teachers' picks book list titles will enjoy this classic kid's book Looking for unique gifts for kids? Give the experience and magic of classic children's literature like never before with this illustrated edition of The Wind in the Willows, a work of art that will surely become a treasured keepsake.

About the Author


Kenneth Grahame (March 8, 1859-July 6, 1932) was a British writer most famous for The Wind in the Willows (1908), one of the classics of children's literature. Grahame's journey as a writer commenced in 1879 when he began crafting tales as an escape from the daily grind of his job at the Bank of England. Notably, The Wind in the Willows originated as a bedtime story for his cherished son, Alastair. Grahame's enchanting narrative expanded over time, evolving through heartfelt letters to his son. Since its publication, the classic children's book has remained a perennial favorite, never fading from the pages of literary history. Robert Ingpen is an Australian illustrator and writer whose extraordinary contributions to children's literature were honored with the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award in 1986, a testament to his exceptional talent and lasting impact. More recently, his illustrious career received further recognition with the distinguished Membership of the Order of Australia, celebrating his profound influence on the world of illustrated classics and literature for children.


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Product Details
ISBN: 9781402782831
ISBN-10: 1402782837
Publisher: Union Square Kids
Publication Date: March 6th, 2012
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: Sterling Illustrated Classics