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Watership Down

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 217,178 Ratings and 8,858 Reviews

Book Description
Watership Down has been a staple of high-school English classes for years. Despite the fact that it's often a hard sell at first (what teenager wouldn't cringe at the thought of 400-plus pages of talking rabbits?), Richard Adams's bunny-centric epic rarely fails to win the love and respect of anyone who reads it, regardless of age. Like most great novels, Watership Down is a rich story that can be... More
Book Information
PublisherPuffin Books
BindingAudio Cassette (79 editions)
Reading LevelAll Ages
# of Pages4
ISBN-100140866922
ISBN-13978-0140866926
Publication Date11/27/1997
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About Richard Adams (Author) : Richard Adams is a published author, editor, and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Richard Adams include The Plague Dogs: A Novel, Watership Do... more
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About Neville Teller (Editor) : I am a long-time BBC radio dramatist, and radio and audio abridger. My work encompasses all sorts of genres, including a great deal for children. My article on "Children's Literature on Radio and Au... more
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About Andrew Sachs (Narrator) : Andrew Sachs is a published author and a narrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Andrew Sachs include Troll Mill, A Christmas Carol (Read & Listen Books), ... more
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6/2/2012 Allison Hunter-Frederick said:
For our family’s summer reading selection, I picked the mammoth four-hundred-page Watership Down by Richard Adams. Some novels will feel like an endurance test just four pages in. Without fail, whenever I read Watership Down, those four hundred pages feel to me like a summer holiday. My husband, w... more

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7/26/2010 Adam McPartlan said: Best book ever written by a great father to his daughters

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4/17/2010 Kate Russell said: The classic novel about rabbits escaping their threatened home and embarking on an adventure into the unknown. Brilliant.
tags: I recommend

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1/15/2008 becca thorne said: Right up there with great expectations as one of the best.
tags: I love, I recommend, I read

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8/31/2007 Elizabeth Bluemle tagged as: I Read

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7/31/2007 Victoria Antonitis said: Just one of my many, favorite books!
tags: fanastic fiction, community power, rabbits

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7/24/2007 Becky Gavney said: I love this book. It can be sad at times but also happy. It really makes you think of the animals point of view.
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4/5/2007 Little Willow tagged as: I Read

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