Who is Kenneth Grahame?

  • (noun): English writer (born in Scotland) of children's stories (1859-1932).
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Kenneth Grahame

Kenneth Grahame (8 March 1859 – 6 July 1932) was a Scottish writer, most famous for The Wind in the Willows (1908), one of the classics of children's literature. He also wrote The Reluctant Dragon; both books were later adapted into Disney films.

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