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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    Glorious, stirring sight! The poetry of motion! The real way to travel! The only way to travel! Here today—in next week tomorrow! Villages skipped, towns and cities jumped—always somebody else’s horizon! O bliss! O poop-poop! O my! O my!
    Kenneth Grahame (1859–1932)

    The world has held great Heroes,
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    Wealth is not without its advantages and the case to the contrary, although it has often been made, has never proved widely persuasive.
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