Watership Down - A Puffin Book (Paperback)
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Watership Down - A Puffin Book (Paperback)

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Paperback 656 Pages / Published: 03/07/2014
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Watership Down by Richard Adams has become one of the most famous animals adventures ever written.

In this epic story, a young rabbit called Fiver senses that something terrible is about to happen to the warren - he is sure of it. Fiver's sixth sense is never wrong according to his brother, Hazel. They had to leave immediately, and they had to persuade the other rabbits to join them. And so begins a long and perilous journey of a small band of rabbits in search of a safe home. Fiver's vision finally leads them to Watership Down, but here they face their most difficult challenge of all . . .

Richard Adams grew up in Berkshire, the son of a country doctor. After an education at Oxford, he spent six years in the army and then went into the Civil Service. He originally began telling the story of Watership Down to his two daughters and they insisted he publish it as a book. It quickly became a huge success with both children and adults, and won the Guardian Children's Fiction Award and the Carnegie Medal in 1972. Richard Adams has written many novels and short stories, including Shardik and The Plague Dogs.

Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
ISBN: 9780141354965
Number of pages: 656
Weight: 447 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 39 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
a treacherous journey and quest for survival - one to pick up, time and time again * The Guardian *
Beautifully evoking the Berkshire countryside in poetic language, it is an exciting, moving and powerful novel. * Book Trust *
Beautifully written with some of the best characterisation you'll come across in children's literature, it tells the story of a group of rabbits and their will to survive despite human attempts to do otherwise. Full of adventure, humour, excitement and sadness it will enthral as much now as it did when it was first published * LoveReading4Kids *

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