Who is Kenneth Grahame?

  • (noun): English writer (born in Scotland) of children's stories (1859-1932).
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Kenneth Grahame

Kenneth Grahame (8 March 1859 – 6 July 1932) was a Scottish writer, most famous for The Wind in the Willows (1908), one of the classics of children's literature. He also wrote The Reluctant Dragon; both books were later adapted into Disney films.

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    There is nothing—absolutely nothing—half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.
    Kenneth Grahame (1859–1932)

    All along the backwater,
    Through the rushes tall,
    Ducks are a-dabbling,
    Up tails all!
    —Kenneth Grahame (1859–1932)

    Clearly the most unfortunate people are those who must do the same thing over and over again, every minute, or perhaps twenty to the minute. They deserve the shortest hours and the highest pay.
    —John Kenneth Galbraith (b. 1908)