Watership Down

Watership Down

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Discover--or revisit--the enchanting world of the Sandleford Warren rabbits in this first-ever illustrated edition of a celebrated modern classic.

A phenomenal worldwide bestseller for almost forty years, Richard Adams's Watership Down is a timeless classic and one of the most beloved novels of all time. Set in England's Downs, a once idyllic rural landscape, this stirring tale of adventure, courage, and survival follows a band of very special rabbits on their flight from the intrusion of man and the certain destruction of their home. Led by a stouthearted pair of brothers, they journey forth from their native Sandleford Warren through the harrowing trials posed by predators and adversaries, to a mysterious promised land and a more perfect society.

A book that speaks to our society as vividly as it did nearly half a century ago, this keepsake Scribner Classic edition showcases more than twenty sumptuous, evocative tip-in paintings from Aldo Galli, an illustrator chosen by Richard Adams himself.
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2012.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781442444058
1442444053
Branch Call Number: j F ADAMS R
Characteristics: xvi, 476 pages : color illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Galli, Aldo 1967-

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