Biography for Wind in the Willows


Harcourt Publishing
KENNETH GRAHAME (1859-1932) grew up in the village of Cookham Dene in Berkshire, England, which is the setting for much of his masterpiece, The Wind in the Willows. While pursuing his career in finance at the Bank of England, he wrote poems, essays, and novels.

MICHAEL FOREMAN is one of the world's leading illustrators of children's books and the winner of several major awards, including the Kate Greenaway Medal. He divides his time between London and St. Ives, England, his childhood home.


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Houghton
KENNETH GRAHAME (1859-1932) grew up in the village of Cookham Dene in Berkshire, England, which is the setting for much of his masterpiece, The Wind in the Willows. While pursuing his career in finance at the Bank of England, he wrote poems, essays, and novels.

MICHAEL FOREMAN is one of the world's leading illustrators of children's books and the winner of several major awards, including the Kate Greenaway Medal. He divides his time between London and St. Ives, England, his childhood home.


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