Watership Down by Richard Adams One of the most famous animal adventures ever, Richard Adams’s Watership Down has been a worldwide bestseller for more than forty years. An epic and stirring tale, Watership Down focuses on a group of rabbits who possess their own language, culture and proverbs. After receiving a disturbing vision, the group must traverse across the English countryside to safety, and ultimately - survival.
Watership Down author Richard Adams: I just can’t do humans Watership Down, a story Richard Adams made up to scare his kids in the car, was rejected seven times before it became a classic. As a new illustrated edition is published, the author tells Alison Flood why he loves making children wince and weep