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The Wind in the Willows
by Kenneth Grahame and Gregory Maguire


Overview - The coveted and award-winning Penguin Threads series continues with three more enchanting, beautifully sewn covers by a talented visual artist
With paper and pen or needle and thread, storytelling has many traditions. Penguin's award-winning art director Paul Buckley presents Penguin Threads, a series of Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions inspired by the aesthetic of handmade crafts with specially commissioned cover art.
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Overview
The coveted and award-winning Penguin Threads series continues with three more enchanting, beautifully sewn covers by a talented visual artist
With paper and pen or needle and thread, storytelling has many traditions. Penguin's award-winning art director Paul Buckley presents Penguin Threads, a series of Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions inspired by the aesthetic of handmade crafts with specially commissioned cover art. Jillian Tamaki's embroidered artwork appears on"The Secret Garden"by Frances Hodgson Burnett, "Emma"by Jane Austen, and"Black Beauty"by Anna Sewell. This latest set features three beloved classics for both adults and children with cover art by painter and illustrator Rachell Sumpter.Sketched in a traditional illustrative manner, the final covers are sculpt embossed and present full front and reverse hand-stitched designs. Through story, style and texture, the Penguin Threads is an exciting chapter in Penguin's long history of excellence in book design, for true lovers of the book, design, and handcrafted beauty.
Meek little Mole, willful Ratty, Badger the perennial bachelor, and petulant Toad. In the more than one hundred years since their first appearance in 1908, they've become emblematic archetypes of eccentricity, folly, and friendship. And their misadventures in gypsy caravans, stolen sports cars, and their beloved Wild Wood- continue to capture readers' imaginations and warm their hearts long after they grow up."The Wind in the Willows"is a timeless tale of animal cunning and human camaraderie.
For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780143106647
  • ISBN-10: 0143106643
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: April 2012
  • Page Count: 157
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP

Series: Penguin Threads

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