The Wind in the Willows is the classic children’s tale of Mole, Rat, and Toad. When Mole gets tired of spring cleaning, he meets his new friend Rat, who teaches him about boating and life on the river. They visit the rich and irresponsible Toad, who is always getting into trouble, and also meet the wise old Badger, who decides that something must be done about Toad’s self-destructive behavior. This story explores themes of pastoralism, fantasy, childhood, and adventure.

Summary of The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

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