When Grandpa Was A Boy, Were There Any Dinosaurs?


1908: The Times Literary Supplement review of Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows doubted whether a mole would whitewash his house, a water rat sail a skiff or a toad become a rabid motorist. “As a contribution to natural history,” the reviewer observed, “the work is negligible.”

Source: The Times Literary Supplement, 22 October 1908

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