By Kenneth Grahame
In Kenneth Grahame's vintage story of the River financial institution, Mole, Rat, Toad, and Badger make associates, celebrate, and get into difficulty within the Wild wooden. whilst Toad is imprisoned for stealing a motor vehicle, the buddies locate themselves in a struggle for Toad corridor. persist with the whimsical adventures of the Wild wooden within the Calico Illustrated Classics version of Grahame's The Wind within the Willows.
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Lost in the snow! And in the Wild Wood in the night! ” Since Badger had been on his way to bed when he heard the bell, he stood in the hallway in his dressing gown. He looked kindly at Mole and Rat and patted them on the head. ” He led them into the kitchen, where they warmed up by the fire. The kitchen was full of treasures! Rows of spotless plates winked from the shelves of the dresser. Hams and herbs hung from the rafters. There were nets of onions and baskets of eggs. Badger had enough for a feast!
The only promise I will keep is this one. ” “Very well then,” said Badger as he stood. “You have often asked us to come live with you at Toad Hall. Today, we accept your invitation. We will take care of you until you come to your senses. ” The friends carried Toad up the stairs kicking and screaming. “It’s for your own good,” they said. 56 Each night, the animals took turns sleeping in Toad’s room. They watched as he turned his furniture into motorcars and pretended to drive around. They watched him get angry and then depressed.
He tricked you,” said Mole. “He did indeed,” said Badger looking annoyed. “But we’ll stay here until Toad returns. ” Meanwhile, it didn’t take too long before Toad heard the sound of a motorcar coming down the street. He watched from afar and trembled as he looked at it. When the owners went inside an inn for a bite to eat, Toad went closer to admire the car. What harm could there be just looking at it? Toad walked around the car inspecting it. I wonder if this sort of car starts easily, he thought.