Media Release — Experience the timeless story of Toad, Rat, Mole, and Badger in a beautiful new unabridged, hardcover designed and illustrated by New York Times Bestselling author and Eisner Award-winning creator David Petersen (Mouse Guard). Painstakingly illustrated over 3 years, this exquisite and lavish edition features both color and pen and ink illustrations throughout.
Begun as a series of letters from Kenneth Grahame to his son, The Wind in the Willows is a timeless tale of animal cunning and human camaraderie. Since its first publication in 1908, generations of adults and children have cherished this world of gurgling rivers and whispering reeds, serving as home to the most lovable creatures in all literature—Rat, Mole, Badger, and the irrepressible Toad of Toad Hall; with his goggles, overcoat and love of fast cars. Follow these little adventurers through gypsy caravans, stolen sports cars, and their Wild Wood.
• Direct Market Exclusive: Each hardcover will feature an exclusive tip-in plate illustrated and signed by David Petersen limited to orders received!
• Complete and unabridged! Original art dust jacket, cloth cover with gold foil stamping, 20 color illustrations, 50 pen and ink illustrations!
• Advance solicited for October release!
The Wind in the Willows (Illustrated by David Petersen)
Kenneth Grahame (w) • David Petersen (a & c)
HC • FC • $24.99 • 256 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-343-9