Tales from Watership Down

Pages: 256
Subject: Fiction
Imprint: Rock the Boat

Tales from Watership Down

Richard Adams

A return to the world of Fiver, Hazel and Bigwig with a wonderful collection of stories set in Watership Down


 
Hardback
9781780747897 (1 Oct 2015)
RRP £14.99

The Book

Tales from Watership Down is the enchanting sequel to Richard Adams's bestselling classic Watership Down, which won the Carnegie Medaland Guardian Children's Fiction Award.

Adams returns to the vivid and distinctive world he created in that enduring work, reacquainting readers with the characters we know and love,  including Fiver, Hazel, Bigwig, Dandelion and the legendary rabbit hero El-ahrairah. These compelling tales include all-new adventures, with the younger generation of rabbits eager to find out about the heroic age that existed before they were born.

Enchanting us once again with stories of courage and survival, the millions of readers who enjoyed Watership Down now have the chance to re-enter this unique and spell-binding world.

Additional Information

Subject Fiction
Pages 256
Imprint Rock the Boat

About the Author

Richard Adams, the son of a country doctor, grew up in Berkshire and studied history at Worcester College, Oxford before and after the Second World War. He is the author of nineteen books, including the bestselling and award-winning Watership Down, his first book (the illustrated edition of which was published by Oneworld Modern Classics, 2014). Two of his books, Watership Down and Shardik, were listed in the Sunday Times top 100 bestselling books of the last forty years. He lives in Hampshire, England with his wife, Elizabeth, to whom he has been married for sixty-five years.

Reviews

Praise for Watership Down

‘Stunning, compulsive reading.' 

 

- Sunday Times

‘A whole world is created, perfectly real in itself, yet constituting a deep incidental comment on human affairs.' 

- Guardian

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