Experience the timeless story of Toad, Rat, Mole, and Badger in a beautiful new unabridged, hardcover designed and illustrated by New York Times Bestselling author and Eisner Award-winning creator David Petersen (Mouse Guard). Painstakingly illustrated over three years, this exquisite and lavish edition features both color and pen and ink illustrations throughout.
Begun as a series of letters from Kenneth Grahame to his son, The Wind in the Willows is a timeless tale of animal cunning and human camaraderie. Since its first publication in 1908, generations of adults and children have cherished this world of gurgling rivers and whispering reeds, serving as home to the most lovable creatures in all literature—Rat, Mole, Badger, and the irrepressible Toad of Toad Hall; with his goggles, overcoat and love of fast cars. Follow these little adventurers through gypsy caravans, stolen sports cars, and their Wild Wood.
|Product dimensions:||8.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.80(d)|
|Age Range:||8 - 12 Years|
About the Author
David Petersen was born and raised in Flint, Michigan, where he climbed trees, built forts, and made up stories in his mind and on paper. Later, he graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a BFA in Printmaking.
David's New York Times best-selling and multiple Eisner and Harvey Award-winning graphic novel series, Mouse Guard, is published in 15 languages and has been optioned for a feature film adaptation.
He and his wife, Julia, live in Michigan.