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Richard Adams - Author

Richard Adams was born in Berkshire, England, in 1920, and studied history at Worcester College, Oxford. He is the author of nineteen books, including the bestselling and award-winning Watership Down, his first book.

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The Adventures of Egg Box Dragon
Richard Adams - illustrated by Alex T Smith
Best-selling author Richard Adams's spins a delightful and magical story of a toy dragon who comes to life and brings all kinds of surprises when he does so. Although only made from egg boxes, Emma's toy dragon turns out to...
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Format: Hardback | Released 05/10/2017
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Watership Down
Richard Adams
Winner of the 1972 CILIP Carnegie Medal A book that resonates as vividly today as it did nearly half a century ago, this keepsake Oneworld Classic edition showcases more than twenty sumptuous, evocative paintings from Aldo Galli, an illustrator chosen...
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Format: Hardback | Released 03/03/2016
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Shardik
Richard Adams
Richard Adams' cult classic, reissued with a new introduction from the author to celebrate its 40th anniversary. This brilliantly inventive fantasy epic by the award-winning author of Watership Down immerses the reader in a medieval world complete with created languages,...
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Format: Hardback | Released 06/11/2014
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Watership Down
Richard Adams - illustrated by Aldo Galli
Winner of the 1972 CILIP Carnegie Medal A book that resonates as vividly today as it did nearly half a century ago, this keepsake Oneworld Classic edition showcases more than twenty sumptuous, evocative paintings from Aldo Galli, an illustrator chosen...
Lovereading Price: £16.00 - Saving £4.00 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/11/2014
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Reader ReviewedWatership Down
Richard Adams - illustrated by David Parkins
Watership Down is an epic journey, a stirring tale of adventure, courage and survival against the odds. It tells the story of a group of rabbits - of Fiver,...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/07/2014
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Watership Down
Richard Adams
Watership Down is an epic journey, a stirring tale of adventure, courage and survival against the odds. First published in 1972, this paperback reissue with a stunning new cover celebrates its 40th anniversary. Stunning and compulsive are two words that best...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/03/2012
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Watership Down
Richard Adams
Stunning and compulsive are two words that best describe the story of Fiver, of Hazel and the rabbit warren full of family and friends. Rejected by most publishers before eventually being snapped up by Rex Collings in 1972, it was...
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Format: Paperback (b Format) | Released 26/07/1973
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