I think you're forgetting something, Adder' said Badger. 'Before we began our journey we all swore an oath, including you.' When bulldozers enter Farthing Wood, the animals must escape before their homes are destroyed. They promise to stick together and protect each other, but their journey is laced with danger. They are caught in a fire, they nearly drown in a river and their loyalty is put to the test. Will their pact hold?
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Colin Dann won the Arts Council National Award for Children's Literature for his first novel, The Animals of Farthing Wood, which was subsequently made into an animated series.More about Colin Dann