Kenneth Grahame
(1859-1932)

Died aged c. 73

Kenneth Grahame (/ˈɡreɪ.əm/ GRAY-əm; 8 March 1859 – 6 July 1932) was a British writer born in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is most famous for The Wind in the Willows (1908), one of the classics of children's literature, as well as The Reluctant Dragon. Both books were later adapted for stage and film, of which A. A. Milne's Toad of Toad Hall, based on part of The Wind in the Willows, was the first. Other adaptations include Cosgrove Hall's The Wind in the Willows (and its subsequent long-running television series), and the Walt Disney films (The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad and The Reluctant Dragon).

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Kenneth Grahame 1859-1932 author lived here

Herries School, Dean Lane, Cookham, United Kingdom where they lived

Kenneth Grahame 1859-1932 author of "The Wind In The Willows" lived here 1901-8

16 Phillimore Place, Kensington, W8, London, United Kingdom where they lived (1901-1908)

Kenneth Grahame author of The Wind In The Willows was born here 8th March 1859

Castle Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom where they was born (1859)

Herries School. Formerly the home of Kenneth Grahame

Herries Preparatory School, Dean Lane, Cookham, United Kingdom where they lived

Kenneth Grahame 1859-1932 author lived here 1910-1920

Boham’s House, Blewbury, United Kingdom where they lived (1910-1920)