The children’s author Kenneth Grahame died at the age of 73. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Scottish writer who wrote the popular 1908 piece of children’s literature The Wind in the Willows and the 1898 story The Reluctant Dragon which was later made into Disney films.
He grew up with his grandmother and three siblings in Berkshire.
It’s never the wrong time to call on Toad. Early or late he’s always the same fellow. Always good-tempered, always glad to see you, always sorry when you go!
Animals when in company walk in a proper and sensible manner, in single file, instead of sprawling all across the road and being of no use or support to each other in case of sudden trouble or danger.
The Mole had long wanted to make the I acquaintance of the Badger. He seemed, by all accounts, to be such an important personage and, though rarely visible, to make his unseen influence felt by everybody about the place.
Badger hates Society, and invitations, and dinner, and all that sort of thing.
When it began to grow dark, the Rat, with an air of excitement and mystery, summoned them back into the parlour, stood each of them up alongside of his little heap, and proceeded to dress them up for the coming expedition.