In this delightful dive into the bygone world of Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows staunch Mole, sociable Water Rat, severe Badger, and troublesome and ebullient Toad of Toad Hall are joined by a young mole lady, Beryl, and her dear friend, Rabbit.
Kij Johnson's stories have won the Sturgeon, World Fantasy and Nebula awards. She has taught writing and has worked at Dark Horse, Microsoft and Real Networks. She has run bookstores, worked as a radio announcer and engineer, edited cryptic crosswords and waitressed in a strip bar.
"Johnson's language is beautiful, her descriptions of setting visceral, and her characters compellingly drawn." - Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Johnson would fit quite comfortably on a shelf with Karen Russell, Erin Morgenstern and others who hover in the simultaneous state of being both "literary" and "fantasy writers." - Shelf Awareness