Kenneth Grahame woodlands adventure, adapted by J.D. Lloyd. The Wind in the Willows tells the story of Mole, Water Rat, Badger, and Toad, and takes place along a peaceful riverbank surrounded by lush meadows. Mole is originally from a neighboring meadow, but one fine spring day he ventures away from his home and finds the magical life of the river awaiting him. The Mole, the Water Rat, the Badger, and Mr. Toad make up a quartet of endearing characters, friends with real virtues contributing to each other's moral growth.