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Tidbit Histories – Mr. Toad Takes the World by Storm

In May of 1904, Kenneth Grahame’s son Alastair had a disastrous fourth birthday ending in a flood of tears. In his attempt to comfort his son, Kenneth Grahame promised a bedtime story about any subject his son chose. Alastair, nicknamed Mouse, said he wanted a story about a rat, a mole and a giraffe. The …

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