Shelfwear to edges and covers. Back cover has a crease from top to bottom. No spine creases, book appears unread. Pages tight, but yelllowed due to age. 244 pages. SoftCover Binding. Year: 1969. ISBN: 0440495555. Finding the secret of the wind is hard enough without Mole wandering off into the Wild Wood and getting caught in a snowstorm or Toad stealing motorcars and landing in jail. Between practical Water Rat and wise old Badger, the four of them manage, after many great adventures and much laughter, to settle down to a quiet roar with an understanding of the wind's song and the Wild Wood.