The Wind in the WillowsThe Wind in the Willows is a classic of children's literature by Kenneth Grahame.
The book made Kenneth Grahame's fortune, enabling him to retire from his hated (though respectable and well-paid) bank job and retire to the country, pretty much doing what the animal characters in this book do.
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Adaptations and spin-offs
William Horwood created several sequels to The Wind in the Willows:
A. A. Milne adapted The Wind in the Willows into a play called Toad of Toad Hall.
There are several film and television versions of The Wind in the Willows, notably including:
- a 1949 animated version by Walt Disney
- a 1983 animated (with stop-motion puppets, not drawings) version by Cosgrove Hall, which was followed by an ongoing television series done in the same style
- a 1996 animated version with an all-star cast led by Michael Palin and Alan Bennett as Ratty and Mole; followed by an adaptation of The Willows in Winter
- a 1996 live-action version written and directed by Terry Jones