Kenneth Grahame

Kenneth Grahame (/ˈɡr.əm/ GRAY-əm; 8 March 1859 – 6 July 1932) was a British writer born in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is most famous for The Wind in the Willows (1908), a classic of children's literature, as well as The Reluctant Dragon. Both books were later adapted for stage and film, of which A. A. Milne's Toad of Toad Hall, based on part of The Wind in the Willows, was the first. Other adaptations include Cosgrove Hall Films' The Wind in the Willows (and its subsequent long-running television series), and the Walt Disney films (The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad and The Reluctant Dragon).

Kenneth Grahame
Grahame in 1910
Born(1859-03-08)8 March 1859
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Died6 July 1932(1932-07-06) (aged 73)
Pangbourne, Berkshire, England
Resting placeHolywell Cemetery, St Cross Church, Oxford
Occupation
  • Children's author
  • Banker
GenreFiction
Notable worksThe Wind in the Willows (1908)

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