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A phenomenal worldwide bestseller for over forty years, Richard Adams' spellbinding classic Watership Down is one of the best-loved novels of all time, and resonates just as vividly today as it did nearly half a century ago. With a new four-part BBC adaptation planned for Christmas 2018, in collaboration with Netflix and voiced by stars including John Boyega, Rosamund Pike, Olivia Colman and James McAvoy, this beautiful new heritage edition will be treasured by children for years to come. Design features of this classic edition include gold foil, head and tail bands and a beautiful gold ribbon, making this the ideal gift for Christmas and beyond.
|Publication date:||4th October 2018|
Richard Adams (1920-2016), the son of a country doctor, grew up in Berkshire and studied history at Worcester College, Oxford before and after the Second World War, in which he served in the 1st Airborne Division. The author of more than a dozen works, he originally began telling the story of Watership Down, his first book, to his two daughters to while away a long car journey to Stratford-on-Avon. They insisted he write it down and it became a huge success on publication with people of all ages, winning both the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and the Carnegie Medal. Watership ...More About Richard Adams