The Piper at the Gates of Dawn | The Wind in the Willows


Kenneth Grahame

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Tonight, we’ll read another excerpt from “The Wind in the Willows” by Kenneth Grahame, published in 1908.

This story centers around four small animals: Mole, Rat, Toad, and Badger. Their stories take place in the countryside of Edwardian England.

If you’d like to start with the first episode, it aired on March 22, 2021. To follow along easily in order, go to

In the last episode, a crowd of chilly field mice sing a Christmas Carol at the mole’s front door, and Mole and Rat invite them in for some mulled ale and a delicious meal.