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GRAHAME, K.: Wind in the Willows (The) (Abridged)


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GRAHAME, K.: Wind in the Willows (The) (Abridged)

First published in 1908, The Wind in the Willows belongs to a golden age of children’s books.These charming tales of the riverbank, describing the adventures of Ratty, Mole, Badger and their irrepressible but conceited friend,Toad of Toad Hall, have become classics loved as much, perhaps, by adults as by children.

Disc 1

  The Wind in the Willows
1.   The River Bank 00:05:08
2.   The Rat sculled smartly across and made fast 00:06:10
3.   The Rat brought the boat alongside the bank 00:04:48
4.   The afternoon sun was getting low 00:05:43
5.   The Open Road 00:05:26
6.   "I beg your pardon,"said the Rat slowly 00:05:17
7.   After so much open air and excitement 00:04:52
8.   The Toad never answered a word 00:05:06
9.   The Wild Wood 00:04:17
10.   Everything was very still now 00:06:14
11.   It was already getting towards dusk 00:05:36
12.   They were investigating one of the hummocky bits 00:06:39

Disc 2

  The Wind in the Willows
1.   Mr Badger 00:04:24
2.   When supper was really finished at last 00:03:23
3.   In accordance with the kindly Badger's injunctions 00:04:48
4.   After luncheon, accordingly 00:05:36
5.   Mr Toad 00:08:48
6.   They arranged watches accordingly 00:05:34
7.   Meanwhile, Toad was walking briskly 00:05:36
8.   Toad's Adventures 00:06:40
9.   With a quaking heart, Toad set forth cautiously 00:04:23
10.   They had covered many and many a mile 00:05:28
11.   The Further Adventures of Toad 00:05:53
12.   A long half - hour passed 00:03:35

Disc 3

  The Wind in the Willows
1.   He had travelled some miles 00:04:12
2.   When Toad had taken as much stew on board 00:05:19
3.   Toad eagerly scrambled into the seat vacated by the driver 00:05:59
4.   Like Summer Tempests Came His Tears 00:03:51
5.   Now it was a very comforting point in Toad's character 00:06:50
6.   He went back, very crestfallen, and told the Water Rat 00:04:17
7.   They had just finished their meal 00:04:36
8.   When the Badger had quite done 00:04:52
9.   Toad slept till a late hour next morning 00:07:25
10.   The Return of Ulysses 00:06:48
11.   The affair was soon over 00:04:33
12.   The following morning, Toad, who had overslept 00:09:12
13.   Toad's Last Little Song 00:04:39

Total Playing Time: 03:21:57

Grahame, Kenneth

Jarvis, Martin

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Children's Classics

Catalogue No: NA327712

Barcode: 9789626342770

Physical Release: 06/2002

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