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Kenneth Grahame

Kenneth Grahame was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on March 8, 1859. Kenneth authored a number of essays for a variety of publications, but he is best known for his most successful work, The Wind in the Willows , which was published in 1908. His book was inspired by the bedtime stories he would tell his son Alastair each night. The book was a commercial success and still holds a special place in the hearts of many young readers.