About The Book
This edition features a brand-new cover by award-winning illustrator, Sam Usher.
Farthing Wood is being bulldozed, and there’s a drought! Fox, Badger, Toad, Tawny Owl, Mole and the other animals must band together and set off to a far-away nature reserve. Their journey is full of adventure and fraught with disasters, and the animals must work together to survive.
About The Author
Colin Dann was born in Richmond in 1943. The book has never been out of print since first publication. Six sequels and one prequel have followed and enjoyed similar success. In 1992 a major animation series, based on the Farthing Wood Stories and funded by the European Broadcasting Union, appeared on BBC television and simultaneously across Europe, attracting critical acclaim and great popularity.
Colin has been an leading children’s author for more than thirty years. In addition to the Farthing Wood books he has written many other stories including a trilogy about a pride of African lions.