Item description for The Wind in the Willows (Junior Classics) by Kenneth Grahame...
The classic tales of the riverbank featuring the adventures of Ratty, Mole, Badger and their irrepressible but conceited friend, Toad of Toad Hall.
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Format: Abridged, Audiobook, Classical
Studio: Naxos Audiobooks
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 5.43" Width: 4.88" Height: 1.02" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Publisher Naxos Audiobooks
ISBN 9626342773 ISBN13 9789626342770
Availability 1 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 26, 2017 05:21.
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More About Kenneth Grahame
Kenneth Grahame (1859-1932) English bank official, writer, author of THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS (1908), set in the idyllic English countryside. The work established Grahame's international reputation as a writer of children's books and has deeply influenced fantasy literature. Gillian Avery is a historian of children's books. Her publications include Childhood's Pattern: A Study of the Heroes and Heroines of Children's Fiction, 1770-1950, and Behold the Child: American Children and Their Books, 1621-1922.
Kenneth Grahame lived in Edinburgh. Kenneth Grahame was born in 1859 and died in 1932.
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Reviews - What do customers think about The Wind in the Willows (Junior Classics)?
response to the one review given so far Feb 14, 2010
First of all, it is not Kenneth Grahame that is narrating here. It is Martin Jarvis. Secondly, if you cannot follow the plot line of "Wind in the Willows" you should not be writing reviews of ANYTHING. Good GOD!!! It is a JUNIOR Classic. My only criticism is that it is abridged which I am opposed to on ethical grounds.
Great Narration but didn't like the plot Nov 1, 2009
I have nothing against the quality of the narration, Gramme does a great job, but I just didn't like the story. It was very difficult to follow, even for me. I tried playing this for my children at night, and afterwards they would always have to ask me what happened. But they kept asking for it again. I never read the book as a kid so that didn't help. I mean I just didn't like that toad character. I will get a CD in the future that is easier for kids to follow. I bought this after it was given a good mention in the National Review Magazine.