Editor's Note: In March we announced the launch of St. Lawrence County artist, Scott Ouderkirk's new project: an animated audio book version of The Wind in the Islands... Performed by Scott's daughter, Meredeth, and featuring Scott's animated drawings, these YouTube videos will make perfect bedtime reading for young and old River Rats...
Scott writes, "This has been a long time coming and I'm so excited!!
On July 16, we will post chapter 8 and - mid-way mark - and then we will continue posting them until all sixteen chapters are complete. Please Like, Share and Subscribe so you catch each new chapter."
Hit the Video Symbol yourself, or let your wee one do it for you - either way you will enjoy every single minute.
Chapter One of The Wind and the Islands
The Wind in the Islands, by Scott Ouderkirk, is an adaptation of the Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame for the Thousand Islands area of the St Lawrence River.
In which the Water Rat and the Mole receive an exciting invitation...
Chapter Three of The Wind in the Islands
Called "Domesticated" when the Water Rat and the Mole meet some real bird-brains.
Chapter Four of The Wind in the Islands
In which the boys tour the islands, and hear about the future...
Chapter Five of The Wind in the Islands
In which the mole devised a scheme to see more of the beloved St Lawrence River.
In which the Mole and the Water Rat demand justice!
It's a good day for watching The Wind in the Islands chapter 7, in which the Mole and Water Rat meet some busy new friends.
Chapter 8 will be posted on July 16, 2019 and added to this article.
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