A fantasy read-aloud filled with humor, suspense, and adventure by the author of the classic, Watership Down . A gentleman tyger and his son set sail on a boat into the unknown. Together they roam across the seas, through jungles, past ice-covered mountains and erupting volcanoes to be rescued at last by a troupe of gypsies. Eventually they return in triumph to Victorian England with many an extraordinary tale to tell. A wonderfully rich read-aloud, kids will also love poring over the exquisitely detailed illustrations by Nicola Bayley.
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Richard Adams (1920-2016) studied history at Worcester College, Oxford before and after the Second World War. He was the author of nineteen books, including the bestselling and award-winning Watership Down, his first book (the illustrated edition of which was published by Oneworld Modern Classics, 2014). Two of his books, Watership Down and Shardik, were lisMore about Richard Adams
Nicola Bayley has illustrated many acclaimed picture books including The Mousehole Cat (by Antonia Barber), which was chosen as the British Book Awards Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year in 1991. Nicola lives in London.More about Nicola Bayley