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The Wind in the Willows [Kindle Edition]

Kenneth Grahame
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (288 customer reviews)

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This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.


Product Details

  • File Size: 320 KB
  • Print Length: 191 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1619490609
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0083Z9D7U
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #495,676 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyable and Unique Read February 23, 2014
By ARK
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
The last time I read Wind in the Willows, I was about 14 years old. I recall being slightly put off. Something seemed just... off about the story.

Having re-read it, I now know what bothered me. This book really isn't for kids at all. It's mature--not "mature" in a "bad" sense, but mature in the way it looks at the world. Characters have experiences that I think only an adult would completely comprehend--such as Rat's sudden wanderlust. Additionally, I think I was trying to find a point to it, but there's really no such thing. There's a light overarching story arc revolving around Toad's motorcar shenanigans, but that's as close as it gets. Most of the time it's a meandering series of short stories about animals farting around in a forest.

But what a fun fart-about it is! It is spectacularly well written--I am in awe of Grahame's prose--and includes lovable characters, great dialogue, and hilarious asides. The human mannerisms of the animals are charming, and it's quite funny to think of them as proper English gentlemen. The icing on the cake is Grahame's loving descriptions of nature and all the life that lives in it.

So many elements make this story precious and unique. It stands the test of time with ease. Please give it a chance! I think you'll really enjoy it!
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A classic tale January 25, 2013
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This has been one of my favorite stories since childhood, and I continually enjoy meeting again the wonderful characters of Mr. Toad, Badge, Rat, and Mole. A wonderful and imaginative tale, it incorporates the beauty of country life and a fine moral for children that honesty, friendship, and humility are important virtues.
It is also interesting to note that this book was one of the inspirations of Brian Jacques, author of the popular "Redwall" series.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Way, WAAAY better than you think, especially for adults. February 16, 2014
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Never mind the Piper at the Gates of Dawn, or Toad of ToadHall -- think Badger and... Wayfarers All.

Out of five stars, rates a solid eight.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Classic book but hard to read aloud December 27, 2013
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Although harder to read aloud it is one of the best books so I got it anyway for the older kids. They enjoy it more than the little ones. They did not understand and the soothing voice reading for bedtime wasn't there since hard to read.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Sweet nostalgia December 25, 2013
By Caitlin
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Wind in the Willows was a favourite childhood story cassette of mine and reading the book some 20 years later brought back sweet nostalgia. Its a simple story with characters who all hold very different personalities and are still very good friends teaching us small lessons for life. A nice easy read.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Classic children's May 10, 2013
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How can you not like this classic children's book with it heroes and villains. Some criticize the anthropomorphism, but it does not matter, it is a delightful story
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A delightful book. May 9, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
I am not certain at what age children would be able to read this, but children too young to read would enjoy having this read to them. I had heard of it, but had never read it until now. Well worth reading at any age.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The wind and the willows May 6, 2013
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The wind and the willows was absolutely AMAZING!!! I loved it! It has adventure and action and some comedy. :-D
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome book
The wind in the willows is a grate book I love it and it has Ben a great book. good job Kenneth Grahame
Published 2 days ago by Marisa
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great book fast read!
Published 16 days ago by Sharon J. Pettie
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
I liked this book
Published 1 month ago by David L. Johnson
5.0 out of 5 stars this is my favorite fiction book. must be read by everyone in my...
this is my favorite fiction book. must be read by everyone in my opinion. Simply amazing and worth every penny
Published 1 month ago by Eric the Chartruse
5.0 out of 5 stars This is a classic. Rat, Badger, Mole ...
This is a classic. Rat, Badger, Mole, and Toad have a series of exciting adventures, there is a battle at toad hall against the weasels and stoats, What more do you need?
Published 1 month ago by Matt B.
5.0 out of 5 stars Enchanting
What an enchanting story :) It's one that I will read again because when I'm reading it, it takes me on an adventure.
Published 1 month ago by JenS
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
A wonderful book
Published 2 months ago by Christian D Myrie
4.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyable "Funny Animals" story
Among those classics you heard of but never got around to reading or only just saw the movie of this one delivered. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Kevin Anderson
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Love it.
Published 2 months ago by Chris Larson
3.0 out of 5 stars My first read of this book
I would like to have a literary discussion with some other readers about "Willows". It is certainly symbolic of human nature and how we heal ourselves with the help of our true... Read more
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