‘There’s nothing – absolutely half so much worth doing as messing about in boats.’ A spot of spring cleaning on a sunny English riverbank begins the adventures four beloved friends. Follow Mole, Ratty, Toad and Badger their journey through riverside picnics, wild woods, jailbreaks, car chases cross-dressing amphibians to save Hall from disaster get little Mole home. Will foursome triumph? And will everybody learn lessons? delightful tale camaraderie joy. Poop poop! new adaptation The Wind Willows, classic children’s novel notable for its mixture mysticism, adventure, morality, celebrated evocation nature River Banks.
This book explores Grahame’s engagements with classical antiquity in The Wind the Willows, including ancient epic, parody (Batrachomyomachia), and pastoral imagery. Irby demonstrates how subtle echoes – such as structure into 12 books, arming scenes, epic catalogues, anabases katabases, lying tales, Toad’s “cleverness”—cumulatively suggest a link between Willows literature. study offers first sustained treatment of allusions considering entire novel, not isolated building on existing scholarship to yield an interpretation through lens literature its reception Victorian Edwardian England. volume will provide unique resource for students scholars literature, well comparative English children’s gender studies, writing.
A level 3 Oxford Bookworms Library graded reader. This version includes an audio book: listen to the story as you read. Retold for Learners of English by Jennifer Bassett. Down river bank, where wind whispers through willow trees, is a very pleasant place have lunch party with few friends. But life not always so peaceful Mole and Water Rat. There time, example, when Toad gets interested in motor-cars – goes mad about them face . The adventures Mole, Rat, Badger, has been loved young old over hundred years.