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  • Published: 22 October 2014
  • ISBN: 9780141354965
  • Imprint: Puffin Modern Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 656
  • RRP: $17.99

Watership Down


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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 . . .

  • Pub date: 22 October 2014
  • ISBN: 9780141354965
  • Imprint: Puffin Modern Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 656
  • RRP: $17.99

About the Authors

Richard Adams

Richard Adams was born in 1920 and later went on to study at Worcester College, Oxford (of which he was a Scholar). He served for five and a half years in the army during the Second World War and then joined the higher civil service in Whitehall. He is most well known as the author of Watership Down, published in 1972, which won both the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Award for Children's Literature.


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