The Wind in the WillowsBook - 2002
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[The gipsy] turned away, continuing to smoke and try to stare the wide world out of countenance."
-Kenneth Grahame, THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
No animal, according to the rules of animal-etiquette, is ever expected to do anything strenuous, or heroic, or even moderately active during the off-season of winter.
I'm such a clever Toad.
Here today, up and off to somewhere else tomorrow! Travel, change, interest, excitement! The whole world before you, and a horizon that’s always changing!
Home! That was what they meant, those caressing appeals, those soft touches wafted through the air, those invisible little hands pulling and tugging, all one way.
[WILLOWS is] a tale about holding on to the things - be it objects, experiences, or people (in this case animal pals) - that inspire, comfort and sustain you, and giving credit where credit is due.
The past was like a bad dream; the future was all happy holiday as I moved Southwards week by week, easily, lazily, lingering as long as I dared, but always heeding the call!
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The gang's all here and living their beloved adventures in this classic tale. It's about four pals - Toad, Badger, Mole and Water Rat - and the mischief they get themselves in and out of, but ultimately it's about the bonds of friendship.
THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS (Dell Publishing Co., $1.50) Is about four pals - Toad, Badger, Mole and Water Rat - and the mischief they get themselves in and out of. It's a tale about holding on to the things - be it objects or experiences or people (in this case animal pals) - that inspire, comfort and sustain you, and giving credit where credit is due.
The wind in the willows is a great book about a lonely mole who finds a friend with a friendship like nomotjer forest creature can ever find
This book is about four Animals - A Badger, A Toad, A Rat, and one other one that I can't think of right now.
This tells about a Toad who is a Bad Toad and he finally realize how bad he has been for a very long time thanks to the Badger who starts talking to him about how bad he has been. He than changes to a Good Toad.
I dearly love this story. It is a really cute adorable story. I would highly recommend this book.
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