Wind in the Willows (Puffin Classic)
The much-loved classic tales of Ratty, Mole, Badger and Toad. When Mole goes boating with Ratty instead of doing his spring-cleaning, he discovers a whole new world. As well as adventures on the river and in the Wild Wood, there are high jinks on the open road with that reckless ruffian, Mr Toad of Toad Hall. Ratty, Mole, Badger and Toad become the firmest of friends, but after Toad’s latest escapade, can they join together and beat the wretched weasels once and for all?
When we read we gain a great story but we also peek into other cultures, traditions and lifestyles. These Puffin Classics cleverly help open that door to peek inside. These editions include the full story text of each classic along with much more. Each book includes an introduction, but at the back is where you'll find the bonus features. In approximately 15 pages of additional material, you'll find an author profile, a guide to characters, Things to Do, Things to Think About, further investigations into specifics for that book (get a tour on the Hispaniola or delve into a Victorian Christmas, for example) and activities. Black line drawings are sprinkled throughout. 5" x 7", sc. ~ Ruth