When he was 5, his mother died from puerperal feverand his father, who had a drinking problem, gave the care of his four children over to their grandmother, who lived in Cookham Dean in Berkshire. There they lived in a spacious but dilapidated home, The Mount, in extensive grounds by the River Thamesand were introduced to the riverside and boating by their uncle, David Ingles, curate at Cookham Dean church.
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Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. September Learn how and when to remove this template message The Wind in the Willows was an American band which included Deborah Harry as a back-up vocalist.
The band broke up shortly after failing to achieve commercial success or critical acclaim. The following year Artie Kornfeldthe producer of the album, went on to be the music producer of the Woodstock festival in Debbie Harry went on to join The Stillettoes in and other bands until subsequently achieving success in fronting the new wave band Blondie.
Wind in the Willows recorded a second album, which was never released.
The whereabouts of the tapes are unknown. According to Cathay Che's biography on Harry, it has never surfaced, but Harry was said to have contributed more vocals than on the first album, as well as writing lyrics for a track entitled "Buried Treasure" on the second album.The Wind in the Willows is a children's novel by Kenneth Grahame, first published in Alternately slow-moving and fast-paced, it focuses on four anthropomorphised animals in a pastoral version of Edwardian England.
The novel is notable for its mixture of mysticism, adventure, morality and camaraderie, and celebrated for its evocation of the nature of the Thames Valley.
One of the most celebrated and beloved works of literature ever written for young readers Meek little Mole, wilful Ratty, Badger the perennial bachelor, and petulant, boastful Toad: over one hundred years since their first appearance in , they've become emblematic archetypes of .
Hailed as one of the most enduringly popular works of the twentieth century, The Wind in the Willows is a classic of magical fancy and enchanting wit. Penned in lyrical prose, the adventures and misadventures of the book’s intrepid quartet of heroes—Mole, Water Rat, Badger, and, of course, the incorrigible Toad—raise fantasy to the level of myth.
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For the Christmas holidays, the Abbeville Opera House will offering a non-season ticket show for the entire family," A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas" directed by Jimmy O. Burdette.