The Wind in the Willows
by Kenneth Grahame
Publisher: C. Scribner's Sons 1913
Number of pages: 396
Mole, Water Rat, Badger, and the mischievous Toad live a quiet life on banks of the River Thames with the rest of their animal friends. But Toad tends to get into trouble, and his passion for cars eventually results in his being caught and kept a helpless prisoner in the remotest dungeon of the best-guarded castle in all the land. Dressed as a washerwoman—and with some help from his friends—Toad manages to escape the castle and begins his journey home to Toad Hall. Fans of all ages will enjoy reliving—or reading for the first time—this heartwarming story of friendship.
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