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Toxic Masculinity Drove This Toad to Jail!

Published in 1908, The Wind in the Willows is regarded as a classic juvenile novel and one of the best known works of children's literature. Originating from a series of bedtime stories Grahame told his son, Alastair, the book chronicles the adventures of a group of plucky anthropomorphic animals, led by the impulsive and childish Mr. Toad. Both a social critique of the English class system and a utopian vision of an ideal bachelor society, The Wind in the Willows remains one of the most popular books for children in England and the United States and has been translated into several different languages. In addition, it has been adapted for film, television, and the stage many times and inspired several unofficial sequels written by different authors.

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