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Walking the Winding River: A Biography of Mr. Toad Creator, Kenneth Grahame Paul Brody

Walking the Winding River: A Biography of Mr. Toad Creator, Kenneth Grahame

Paul Brody

Published March 5th 2015
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Kindle Edition
100 pages
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 About the Book 

Kenneth Grahame never abandoned the idea that childhood should remain untainted and unspoiled. After his son was born, Grahame was determined to lavish the boy with all of the affection and magic that a Victorian child should have. Grahame spun talesMoreKenneth Grahame never abandoned the idea that childhood should remain untainted and unspoiled. After his son was born, Grahame was determined to lavish the boy with all of the affection and magic that a Victorian child should have. Grahame spun tales of fantastic wonder to pass the idle time, and send his child to sleep.Grahame later compiled those stories into a book, so that other children might enjoy the tales. Little did he realize that his masterpiece, The Wind in the Willows, would later become a cornerstone of childrens literature. And unfortunately, Kenneth had no idea that his book would become a poignant memorial as well, earning his place in the hallowed canon of childrens fantasy.This biography tells the incredible life behind the man.