boastful, unstable Toad, the hospitable Water Rat, the shy, wise, childlike
Badger, and the Mole with his pleasant habit of brave boyish impulse,” noted Vanity
Fair nearly a century ago, “are types of that deeper humanity which sways
us all.” Written by Kenneth Grahame as bedtime stories for his son, The Wind
in the Willows continues to delight children and adults alike.
his fanciful animal characters on human archetypes, Grahame imparts a gentle,
playful wisdom in his timeless tales. Few readers will be able to resist an
invitation to join the Wild Wooders at Toad Hall, enjoy a quick splash in the
river with Rat and Badger, or take a swerving ride with Toad in a “borrowed”
motor-car. Download and start listening now!