Walking the Winding River: A Biography of Mr. Toad Creator, Kenneth Grahame
by Paul Brody
Kenneth Grahame never abandoned the idea that childhood should remain untainted and unspoiled. After his son was born, Grahame was determined to lavish the boy with all of the affection and magic that a Victorian child should have. Grahame spun tales of fantastic wonder to pass the idle time, and send his child to sleep.
Grahame later compiled those stories into a book, so that other children mi