The adventures of Toad and his friends Ratty, Mole and Badger continue to delight in this new tale that will appeal to adults and children alike.
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"With its humor, tenderness, suspense, and happy ending...["Toad Triumphant is] a pleasant story and a good read." --"The Christian Science Monitor "The old characters pop back to life as you begin reading." --"The New York Times "Faithful to the original...Festive...A winsome winner." --"The Chicago Tribune ""The Willows in Winter transports us back to the familiar rivery world almost as authoritatively-and entertaingly-as a sequel by Grahame himself." --"Atlanta Journal Constitution "Patrick Benson's cross-hatched illustrations seem to have been lovingly guided by the hand of Ernest Shepard, whose 1931 drawings of "The Wind in the Willows continue to transport young readers to meadow, river bank, and wild wood." --"Cleveland Plain DealerFrom the Back Cover:
The adventures of the exasperating Toad and his River Bank friends Ratty, Mole and Badger continue in this enchanting new tale from the best-selling author of 'The Willows in Winter', sequel to 'The Wind in the Willows'.
Toad is bowled over by a charming French sculptress. His friends must rally round before he does something rash. Mole and Ratty can't help; they're off on an expedition near the haunts of the dangerous Lathbury Pike. Badger and Otter try their best to save Toad from himself. Can Toad's butler, Prendergast, rescue his master by making the supreme sacrifice?
William Horwood's delightful recreation of the world of 'The wind in the Willows' and 'The Willows in Winter' will captivate listeners of all ages.
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