Down by the river bank, where the wind whispers through the willow trees, is a very pleasant place to have a lunch party with a few friends. But life is not always so peaceful for the Mole and the Water Rat. There is the time, for example, when Toad gets interested in motor-cars - goes mad about them in fact...The story of the adventures of Mole, Rat, Badger, and Toad has been loved by young and old for almost a hundred years. The Richmond Readers series offers a selection of high quality original and simplified stories in a variety of formats and generes. The books are graded in seven levels from young starter to advanced. All the books include helpful exercises and activities to make reading more fun.