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The Willows at Christmas

(1999)
(The fourth book in the Wind in the Willows series)
A novel by

 
 
The twelve days of Christmas are fast approaching and Mole is planning to enjoy every one of them with his River Bank friends. So when the normally cheerful Toad despairs at the arrival of Mrs. Ffleshe, a quite impossibly rude houseguest who every year sets out to protect Toad from overindulgence, Mole must do something about it. But the plan he hatches with Ratty, Badger, and Otter to rescue Toad goes horribly wrong. With the prospect of spending Christmas in jail and a trial for capital offences soon to follow, Mole will have to work hard if he is to salvage something of the Christmas spirit for his friends.

The Willows at Christmas is the crowning achievement of William Horwood's masterly cycle of sequels to Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows. The new story is set just after the original, but before Horwood's critically acclaimed The Willows in Winter, which so brilliantly brought the much-loved River Bankers back to life. It will give pleasure to the countless readers around the world who have reveled in each new work, and capture the loyalty and imagination of many new readers. Merry Christmas!

Genre: Children's Fiction

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December 2002 : USA Hardback

Title: Willows at Christmas
Author(s): William Horwood, Patrick Benson
ISBN: 0-613-97580-4 / 978-0-613-97580-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sagebrush Education Resources
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November 2001 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Willows at Christmas (Tales of the Willows)
Author(s): William Horwood
ISBN: 0-312-28386-5 / 978-0-312-28386-5 (USA edition)
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October 1999 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Willows at Christmas
Author(s): William Horwood, Patrick Benson
ISBN: 0-00-225604-5 / 978-0-00-225604-9 (UK edition)
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Paperback Editions

October 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Willows at Christmas (Tales of the Willows)
Author(s): William Horwood
ISBN: 0-00-651026-4 / 978-0-00-651026-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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October 2009 : UK Paperback

Title: The Willows at Christmas
Author(s): William Horwood
ISBN: 0-00-733121-5 / 978-0-00-733121-5 (UK edition)
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1800 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Willows at Christmas
Author(s): William Horwood
ISBN: 0-312-30430-7 / 978-0-312-30430-0 (USA edition)
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Audio Editions

June 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Willows at Christmas
Author(s): William Horwood
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June 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Willows at Christmas
Author(s): William Horwood
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June 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Willows at Christmas
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September 1999 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: The Willows at Christmas
Author(s): William Horwood
ISBN: 0-00-105407-4 / 978-0-00-105407-3 (UK edition)
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December 2014 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Willows at Christmas (Tales of the Willows)
Author(s): William Horwood
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
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