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The Animals of Farthing Wood Modern Classic

Written by Colin Dann

Part of the Egmont Modern Classics Series

The Animals of Farthing Wood Modern Classic Synopsis

'We must all find a new home. Now - before it's too late!' Farthing Wood is being bulldozed, and there's a drought. Fox, Badger, Toad, Tawny Owl, Mole and the other animals must band together and set off to a far-away nature reserve. Their journey is full of adventure and fraught with disasters, and the animals must work together to survive. The Animals of Farthing Wood is one of the most popular animal stories in children's literature and is still in print nearly 40 years after first publication. 'The Animals of Farthing Wood always made me very happy' - Alison Flood, Guardian This edition features a brand-new cover by award-winning illustrator, Sam Usher.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781405281805
Publication date: 25th February 2016
Author: Colin Dann
Publisher: Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 400 pages

About Colin Dann

Colin Dann was born in Richmond in 1943. After leaving the local Grammar School he worked first for a large textile company before his real love - the world of books - brought him a job in publishing at William Collins in London where he worked as a manager in the Fontana paperback division. During this time, in odds hours at home, he wrote his first book THE ANIMALS OF FARTHING WOOD which was published finally in 1979 by William Heinemann after several rejections.

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