By Kenneth Grahame
In Kenneth Grahame's vintage story of the River financial institution, Mole, Rat, Toad, and Badger make neighbors, rejoice, and get into difficulty within the Wild wooden. while Toad is imprisoned for stealing a vehicle, the buddies locate themselves in a struggle for Toad corridor. stick with the whimsical adventures of the Wild wooden within the Calico Illustrated Classics variation of Grahame's The Wind within the Willows.
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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 vehicle, the chums locate themselves in a struggle for Toad corridor. stick to the whimsical adventures of the Wild wooden within the Calico Illustrated Classics variation of Grahame's The Wind within the Willows.
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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. Without knowing what he was doing, he found himself at the steering wheel and driving the car! Soon Toad was in the open country. 58 He felt wonderful! Nothing could stop him now! That was his last thought before he woke up in a dungeon with an officer standing guard. “You have stolen a motorcar. You are a bad driver. You insulted the officers. ” The guard put his hand on the miserable Toad’s shoulder.
Mole was delighted his good friend was excited about his house. “I wish I had some food, Ratty. You must be hungry. ” In a flash, Rat was in drawers and cupboards finding scraps of food long forgotten. As they started their meal, the doorbell rang. It was the field mice who came around singing Christmas carols every year. Mole was touched that they remembered him once again this year. They listened to the mice sing and invited them in to enjoy what scraps they had. As they 50 ate, they talked about old times.
47 Rat was too far ahead to clearly hear what Mole had said. “Mole, we mustn’t stop now. Snow is coming again. Let’s get moving. ” Mole sat in the middle of the road and sobbed. Although he wanted to find his home, he felt loyal to Rat. So, he got up and continued to follow him. When he finally caught up to Rat, he couldn’t contain his sadness. He burst into tears once more. Rat was shocked at Mole’s grief and sadness. ” Mole found it difficult to get the words out. “I know it’s shabby. Dingy.