The Animals of Farthing Wood is one of the most popular animal stories in children’s literature and is still in print nearly 40 years after first publication. This classic publication is wrapped and delivered in one of our boxes with all of the usual goodies. (Let us know when you checkout if there are any dietary requirements).
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.
What’s included in your Box?
• A Brand New Children’s Book
• Two Hot Chocolates
• Two Tasty Treats – Biscuits and Sweets!
• A Bookish Postcard – perfect for framing or displaying in your home.
• A hand poured wax seal to finish it all off – great for keeping and putting in a journal or scrapbook as decoration!
* Gallery images show an example of what may be included in your box – treat contents may differ.
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.
The Other Important Bits
Age range: 5 – 8 years
Publisher: Egmont (reprint edition 2016)