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Wind in the Willows with Game Cards

Read and play with Ratty, Mole, Badger, and Toad!

Author Kenneth Grahame and Illustrator David Roberts

Suitable for:  5+

Price:  £14.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-273599-7
Publication date: 03/10/2013
Pack: 256 pages
Dimensions: 246x189mm

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Description

Kenneth Grahame's classic story of adventure and loyalty has been stunningly re-imagined through the illustrations of David Roberts. This edition includes a set of 32 beautiful playing cards for family-favourite games.


Features

  • This gift edition packaged with 32 beautiful cards for playing favourite family games.
  • In a recent Booktrust survey, The Wind in the Willows was ranked 8th in the top 50 children's books ever. Since publication it is estimated to have sold more than 30 million copies across 70 countries.
  • David Roberts is best known for his Dirty Bertie picture books. He has also illustrated three picture books by the current children's laureate, Julia Donaldson.
  • Previous edition ISBN: 9780192732347.
  • An evergreen classic refreshed by a truly modern and individual illustrator.
  • David Roberts' use of pen and ink, watercolour, and pencil make the colours in his illustrations exceptionally fresh, clean, and crisp.
  • A perfect gift purchase for parents, grandparents, uncles, and aunts to buy for the children in their families.

Reviews

  • This book is simply sublime. What an amazing gift book, and what an addition to a child's library. David Roberts' transformation of this classic tale is outstanding, and has brought a totally different experience of The Wind in the Willows to old sceptic me - librarymice.com blogger
  • In this sumptuous new gift edition, award-winning illustrator David Roberts puts his own distinctive spin on a much-loved classic. Roberts' atmospheric, richly-coloured illustrations perfectly capture the timeless, wistful feel of Kenneth Grahame's text, and his animal characters are appealingly quirky and eccentric. A beautiful new edition of a favourite book to read together and to treasure. - www.booktrust.org.uk
  • Beautifully re-imagined through the incredibly detailed, retro illustrations of David Roberts. One of the season's most beautiful gift books - Bookseller
  • Finally, a beautiful gift edition... full of colourful illustrations... another book which should be on every child's bookshelf. - Newbury Weekly News
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