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Publication Date: 2011
Here is the enchanting sequel to the beloved classic Watership Down, which introduced millions of readers to an extraordinary world of rabbitsincluding Fiver, Hazel, Bigwig, Dandelion, and the legendary hero El-ahrairah. Tales From Watership Down returns to these unforgettable characters, and also presents new heroes as they struggle to survive the cruelties of nature and the shortsighted selfishness of humankind, embark on new adventures, and recount traditional stories of rabbit mythology, charming us once again with imagination, heart, and wonder. A spellbinding book of courage and survival, these tales are an exciting invitation to come home to a beloved world.
Richard Adams is the author of many bestselling novels, including Watership Down (1974), Shardik (1976), The Plague Dogs (1978), The Girl in a Swing (1980), Maia (1985), and Traveller (1988), as well as several works of nonfiction, including his autobiographical The Day Gone By (1991). The winner of the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Award for Childrens Literature, he currently lives in Hampshire, England.
"A return to the rabbit world so memorably conjured by Richard Adams in Watership Down. . . . Affectionate, compelling, and oddly convincing." Seattle Post-Intelligencer
"An exercise in enchantment. . . . Adams is a master of characterization and descriptionand his rabbit vocabulary is priceless. . . . Tales From Watership Down is the sort of work that can transport the reader to a parallel existence." The Baltimore Sun
"Its grand to see Mr. Adamss characters again." The New York Times Book Review
"Lyrically written. . . . This will be a sure hit with all those who have loved the first book." Booklist