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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    The world has held great Heroes,
    As history books have showed;
    But never a name to go down to fame
    Compared with that of Toad!
    —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)