Shy Mole leaves his hole one spring and is entranced by the world he discovers along the riverbank. Befriended by the water-loving Rat, he soon encounters Mr. Toad, an enthusiastic and mischievous lover of all new things, especially fast cars. But Toad s irrepressible nature and love of motoring get him into serious trouble. With the help of wise, old Badger, can the woodland friends come to his aid? And will Toad ever change his ways?