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The wind in the willows

Author: Kenneth Grahame; Beth Johnson; Hal Taylor
Publisher: West Berlin, N.J. : Townsend Press, ©2005.
Series: Townsend Library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Called out by the magic of warm spring sunshine, shy, timid Mole has left his underground home and become friends with the adventurous Water Rat. Together the two companions explore Rat's beloved river, brave the terrors of the Wild Wood, and - most difficult of all - try to rescue foolish Mr. Toad from the constant stream of troubles invited by his reckless, bragging ways. Since its publication in 1908, The Wind in
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fantasy genre
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Grahame; Beth Johnson; Hal Taylor
ISBN: 1591940303 9781591940302
OCLC Number: 58435748
Notes: "Illustrations by Hal Taylor."
"All new material in this edition is copyright © 2004 by Townsend Press."--Verso page.
"Edited to make [it] more accessible to today's readers"--Publisher's Web site.
Description: 223 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: 1. The river bank --
2. The open road --
3. The wild wood --
4. Mr. Badger --
5. Home sweet home --
6. Mr. Toad --
7. The piper at the Gates of Dawn --
8. Toad's adventures --
9. The further adventures of Toad --
10. Like summer tempests came his tears --
11. The return of the hero --
Afterword --
About the author --
About the book.
Series Title: Townsend Library.
Responsibility: Kenneth Grahame ; edited, and with an afterword, by Beth Johnson.

Abstract:

Called out by the magic of warm spring sunshine, shy, timid Mole has left his underground home and become friends with the adventurous Water Rat. Together the two companions explore Rat's beloved river, brave the terrors of the Wild Wood, and - most difficult of all - try to rescue foolish Mr. Toad from the constant stream of troubles invited by his reckless, bragging ways. Since its publication in 1908, The Wind in the Willows has been a classic of high-spirited adventure, beloved by adults and children alike. - Back cover.

To help students experience the joys and benefits of reading, Townsend Press presents the Townsend Library - a collection of high-interest classics. Each Townsend Library book has been carefully edited to maintain the original story while updating language and style for today's readers. - Publisher.

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