Watership Down

Written byRichard Adams

Published in

About "Watership Down"

Librarian's note: See alternate cover edition of ISBN13 9780380395866 here.Set in England's Downs, a once idyllic rural landscape, this stirring tale of adventure, courage and survival follows a band of very special creatures on their flight from the intrusion of man and the certain destruction of their home. Led by a stouthearted pair of friends, 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.


Genres
  • Classics
  • Fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Young Adult
  • Animals
  • Childrens
  • Adventure
  • Literature
  • Novels
  • Audiobook
awards
  • Mythopoeic Fantasy Award Nominee (1975)
  • Guardian Children's Fiction Prize (1973)
  • Audie Award Nominee for Best Male Narrator (2020)
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award (1975)
  • California Young Readers Medal for Young Adult (1977)
  • Carnegie Medal (1972)
ISBN9780380395866pages478publisherAvon BooksseriesWatership Down #1settings
  • Watership Dow
  • ampshire (United Kingdom)
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