Kenneth Grahame (8 March 1859 – 6 July 1932) was a Scottish children's writer. He is best known for his book The Wind in the Willows (1908). The Mr. Toad story from the movie The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949) is based off The Wind in the Willows. He also wrote the short story The Reluctant Dragon (1898), which was made into a movie in 1941. Until 1908, Grahame was a banker.