Watership Down Paperback
Part of the A Puffin Book series
A Puffin Book - stories that last a lifetime.Puffin Modern Classics are relaunched under a new logo: A Puffin Book.
There are 20 titles to collect in the series, listed below, all with exciting new covers and fun-filled endnotes.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.Also available in A Puffin Book: GOODNIGHT MISTER TOM and BACK HOME by Michelle Magorian CHARLOTTE'S WEB, STUART LITTLE and THE TRUMPET OF THE SWAN by E.
B. White THE BORROWERS by Mary NortonSTIG OF THE DUMP by Clive KingROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY by Mildred D.
TaylorA DOG SO SMALL by Philippa PearceGOBBOLINO by Ursula Moray WilliamsCARRIE'S WAR by Nina BawdenMRS FRISBY AND THE RATS OF NIMH by Richard C O'BrienA WRINKLE IN TIME by Madeleine L'EngleTHE CAY by Theodore TaylorTARKA THE OTTER by Henry WilliamsonWATERSHIP DOWN by Richard AdamsSMITH by Leon GarfieldTHE NEVERENDING STORY by Michael EndeANNIE by Thomas MeehanTHE FAMILY FROM ONE END STREET by Eve Garnett
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 656 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 03/07/2014
- Category: Animal stories
- ISBN: 9780141354965