A unique book, this delicate and perceptive tracing of the growth of The Wind in the Willows, through letters and stories...

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FIRST WHISPERS OF THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

A unique book, this delicate and perceptive tracing of the growth of The Wind in the Willows, through letters and stories told to a small son, and the incident of the housekeeper and the mole, and the real pig that jumped the fence, and the keeper, and the places they lived, the people they knew -- all things that contributed to that most engaging of stories for small people. Anecdotal -- with extracts from early versions -- revealing tales of husband and son -- reprints of articles that contribute still other facets of the picture. Devotees of the book and author will find this delightful reading, and for that special audience, a real ""find"".

Pub Date: March 28, 1945

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Lippincott

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: March 1, 1945