By Roger McGough

Illustrated by Mini Grey

A witty and mischievous tale inspired by The Wind in the Willows, from renowned poet Roger McGough.

Mr Toad has a shiny gold coin. He gives it to Miss Mole to pay for a room in her hotel. Now Miss Mole can pay Sam Stoat for painting the hotel, and Sam Stoat can pay back Mr Badger ... until the coin might just end up back where it started! From renowned poet Roger McGough and Kate Greenaway Medal winner Mini Grey, this is an inspired and witty tale featuring beloved characters from The Wind in the Willows.

Categories: Picture Books

For readers aged: 4+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781406381351
  • Published: 06 Feb 2020
  • Price: £12.99
  • Size: 230 x 270 mm
  • Pages: 32

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'Wordy, witty picturebook, enriched with busy and playful illustrations.' The Sunday Times

'If capitalism were this benign, we wouldn’t need the charm of the poet and the witty reassurance of one of Britain’s most beloved illustrators. But we do.' New Statesman

'The text and illustrations work very well in partnership … This is a picture book which will repay frequent rereading’s, with new details to be spotted in the illustrations each time, and is a beginners' guide to the mysteries of economics.' The School Librarian

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