Author: Kenneth Grahame
Title: The Wind in the Willows
Series: Wind in the Willows (1)[|]
Original publication date: 1908
Characters: Mr. Toad, Mole, Badger, Toad, Ratty (the Water Rat; European Water Vole), Mr. Badger, Otter, Portly (Otter's son), The Gaoler's Daughter, The Chief Weasel, Pan, The Wayfarer,
Book awards: Waterstones Books of the Century (1997, No 16), Waterstones The Nation's Favourite Children's Books (1997, No 2), BBC's Big Read (Best loved novel, 2003, No 16), Radcliffe Publishing Course Top 100 Novels of the 20th Century (90), The Observer's 100 Greatest Novels of All Time (2003), The
First words: The Mole had been working very hard all the morning, spring- cleaning his little home. First with brooms, then with dusters; then on ladders and steps and chairs, with a brush and a pail of whitewash;
Quotations: `Believe me, my young friend, there is NOTHING--absolute nothing--half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats. "After all, the best part of a holiday is perhaps not so much to be resting yourself, as to see all the other fellows busy working."
Last words: But when their infants were fractious and quite beyond control, they would quiet them by telling how, if they didn't hush them and not fret them, the terrible grey Badger would up and get them. This w
Disambiguation notice: Before combining, please ensure that you are NOT combining an abridgment, a junior edition or a selection from the story with the complete Wind in the Willows.
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