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Kenneth Grahame (1859–1932)

Autor de Viento en los sauces

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Kenneth Grahame was born in Edinburgh on March 3, 1859. When he was five years old, his mother died of scarlet fever and he nearly died himself, of the same disease. His father became an alcoholic and sent the children to Berkshire to live with relatives. They were later reunited with their father, mostrar más but after a failed year, the children never heard from him again. Sometime later, one of his brothers died at the age of fifteen. He attended St. Edward's School as a child and intended to go on to Oxford University, but his relatives wanted him to go into banking. He worked in his uncle's office, in Westminster, for two years then went to work at the Bank of England as a clerk in 1879. He spent nearly thirty years there and became the Secretary of the Bank at the age of thirty-nine. He retired from the bank right before The Wind in the Willows was published in 1908. He wrote essays on topics that included smoking, walking and idleness. Many of the essays were published as the book Pagan Papers (1893) and the five orphan characters featured in the papers were developed into the books The Golden Age (1895) and Dream Days (1898). The Wind in the Willows (1908) was based on bedtime stories and letters to his son and it is where the characters Rat, Badger, Mole and Toad were created. In 1930, Milne's stage version was brought to another audience in Toad of Toad Hall. Grahame died on July 6, 1932. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras de Kenneth Grahame

Viento en los sauces (1908) 23,367 copias
The Reluctant Dragon (1898) 1,827 copias
LA EDAD DE ORO (1895) 506 copias
Dream Days (1898) 424 copias
Bertie's Escapade (1949) 44 copias
Pagan Papers (1898) 42 copias
The Kenneth Grahame book (1895) 39 copias
The Golden Age & Dream Days (1962) 37 copias
Mole's Christmas (1982) 33 copias
Dragons and Other Beasts (2004) 30 copias
A Hundred Fables of Aesop (1984) 23 copias
The Cambridge Book of Poetry for Children (1916) — Editor — 23 copias
Tales From The Wind in the Willows (1995) — original story author — 21 copias
The Headswoman (2010) 16 copias
Duck Song (1863) 13 copias
Christmas Book at Bedtime (2000) 9 copias
Duck's Ditty (2018) 7 copias
The Adventures of Mr Toad (1987) 6 copias
Wind in the Willows (1991) 6 copias
Toad's Tale (1982) 5 copias
Wind in the Willows [1988 TV movie] — Original book — 4 copias
Tuulesahin pajudes (2018) 3 copias
Lost in the Wild Wood (2001) 3 copias
Mr Toad's adventures (1996) 2 copias
Herr Padda (1991) 2 copias
Fun O'The Fair 2 copias
Discover The Wonder (1992) 1 copia
Mosha e artë 1 copia
Il cassetto segreto (1993) 1 copia
Sogutlukte Ruzgar (2011) 1 copia
Vypraveni pod vrbou (1998) 1 copia

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The Wind in the Willows (Inga Moore) (1984) — Story — 601 copias
The Victorian Fairytale Book (1988) — Contribuidor — 460 copias
The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales (1993) — Contribuidor — 366 copias
The Wind in the Willows [abridged - Classic Starts] (2007) — original story author — 242 copias
The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad [1949 film] (1949) — Original story — 233 copias
The Golden Treasury of Children's Literature Set (1961) — Contribuidor — 209 copias
Ladybird Classics: The Wind in the Willows (1983) — Story — 170 copias
The Big Book of Classic Fantasy (2019) — Contribuidor — 164 copias
The Young Folks' Shelf of Books, Volume 03: Magic in the Air (1962) — Contribuidor — 159 copias
Ghost Stories (1991) — Contribuidor — 140 copias
A Literary Christmas: An Anthology (2013) — Contribuidor — 132 copias
Victorian Fairy Tales: The Revolt of the Fairies and Elves (1987) — Contribuidor — 126 copias
Poems of Early Childhood (Childcraft) (1923) — Contribuidor — 117 copias
The Penguin Book of Dragons (2021) — Contribuidor — 108 copias
The Wind in the Willows (Michael Bishop) (1985) — Story — 94 copias
The Wind in the Willows #2: The Open Road (1988) — original storyteller — 94 copias
Victorian Fairy Tales (2014) — Contribuidor — 86 copias
Told Under the Christmas Tree (1941) — Contribuidor — 81 copias
The Wind in the Willows: The River Bank (1984) — original source author — 75 copias
Disney Animation Collection 6: The Reluctant Dragon (1941) — Original story — 65 copias
The Paganism Reader (2004) — Contribuidor — 63 copias
A Season of Joy: Favorite Stories and Poems for Christmas (1987) — Contribuidor — 47 copias
Wild Wood, The (1990) — original storyteller — 35 copias
The Reluctant Dragon (2004) — Autor — 35 copias
Round the Christmas Fire: Festive Stories (2013) — Contribuidor — 33 copias
The Wind in the Willows [2006 film] — Original book — 33 copias
Mr. Toad Comes Home (1990) — original storyteller — 31 copias
The Wild Wood (1992) — original storyteller — 31 copias
The Wind in the Willows: The Battle for Toad Hall (1990) — original source author — 31 copias
The Open Road (Wind in the Willows, Book 1) (1987) — original storyteller; original storyteller — 28 copias
Disney Animation Collection Volume 5: Wind In The Willows (1949) — Original story — 28 copias
The Horned God: Weird Tales of the Great God Pan (2022) — Contribuidor — 27 copias
The River Bank (1990) — original storyteller — 27 copias
The Animals' Christmas (1944) — Contribuidor — 25 copias
Home Sweet Home (Wind in the Willows) (1993) — original storyteller — 25 copias
Mr. Toad (The wind in the willows library) (1990) — original storyteller — 23 copias
The Wind in the Willows (2014) — original story author — 18 copias
The Wind in the Willows: The wild wood (adapted ∙ boardbook) (1990) — original story author — 18 copias
The Wind in the Willows #6: Restless Rat (Easy Reader Classics) (2010) — original storyteller — 16 copias
The Wind in the Willows #5: Sneaky Toad (Easy Reader Classics) (2010) — original storyteller — 14 copias
Little Treasury of the Wind in the Willows (Little treasuries) (1995) — original source author — 13 copias
The Wind in the Willows: The Complete First Series (2005) — original story author — 12 copias
Short Stories of To-Day (1924) — Contribuidor — 11 copias
Wind in the Willows: The River Bank (Board Book) (1969) — original story — 10 copias
The Wind in the Willows [2006 film] — Original book — 10 copias
Little Otter is Missing (Wind in the Willows Library) (1995) — original storyteller — 10 copias
The Wind in the Willows Library: (Slip Case Set of 4 Titles) (1867) — original storyteller — 10 copias
The Country Child (1992) — Contribuidor — 10 copias
Spring World, Awake: Stories, Poems, and Essays (1970) — Contribuidor — 9 copias
The Adventures of Mr. Toad (1995) — original storyteller — 8 copias
Wind in the Willows Board Book: River Bank (1990) — original story author — 8 copias
Time to Be Young: Great Stories of the Growing Years (1945) — Contribuidor — 7 copias
Return to Toad Hall (Tales from the "Wind in the Willows") (1995) — original story author — 4 copias
The Wind in The Willows: The Complete Second Series (2005) — Original book — 3 copias
Short Stories of the Past (1950) — Contribuidor — 2 copias
The Reluctant Dragon [1941 short film] — Original story — 2 copias
The WInd in the Willows: Four Storybook Adventures (1993) — original storyteller — 1 copia


Conocimiento común

Fecha de nacimiento
Fecha de fallecimiento
Lugar de sepultura
Holywell Cemetery, St Cross Church, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
País (para mapa)
Scotland, UK
Lugar de nacimiento
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Lugar de fallecimiento
Pangbourne, Berkshire, England, UK
Lugares de residencia
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Pangbourne, Berkshire, England, UK
Blewbury, England, UK
St. Edward's School, Oxford, England
secretary (Bank of England)
short-story writer
Hope, Anthony (cousin)
Robertson, W. Graham (house share)
London Scottish Regiment
Bank of England
Biografía breve
Married to Elspeth Grahame, with one son, Alistair Graham.
British author and banker. Educated at St. Edward’s School, Oxford. He was orphaned at an early age and brought up by his grandmother. His family unable to afford the cost of university he took up a career with the Bank of England where he stayed until ill health caused his retirement, in his late forties, in 1907. During the banking days he wrote (and had published) essays and poems in his spare time. Among his books were Pagan Papers (1893), The Golden Age (1895), Dream Days (1898) and then… The Wind in the Willows (1908) which started life as a bedtime serial tale for his son Alastair.



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