Dick King-Smith's Countryside Treasury

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9780001981614: Dick King-Smith's Countryside Treasury

Rural life both past and present has never been depicted with such perfectly matched pictures and words.

Drawing on the vast wealth of material, from fiction, poetry and fact, Dick King-Smith, best known as the author of The Sheep Pig, has chosen a timeless, classic collection featuring works from Joan Aiken, Ted Hughes, Thomas Hardy, Kenneth Grahame, Laurie Lee and many more.

Illustrations of breathtaking beauty and depth from Christian Birmingham combine to produce an exceptional quality anthology.

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Dick King-Smith, creator of Babe, the sheep-pig, has chosen a timeless and unrivalled collection of poems and prose that celebrates the glories of the countryside. With beautiful illustrations by Christian Birmingham, this delightful selection includes popular classics such as Black Beauty, Watership Down and The Sheep-Pig itself. With contributions from prominent authors such as Thomas Hardy, Ted Hughes and Laurie Lee, this is the perfect treasury for countryside lovers of all ages. -- Philippa Reece

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Drawing on the vast wealth of material, from fiction, poetry and fact, Dick King-Smith, best known as the author of The Sheep Pig, has chosen a timeless, classic collection featuring works from Joan Aiken, Ted Hughes, Thomas Hardy, Kenneth Grahame, Laurie Lee and many more.

Illustrations of breathtaking beauty and depth from Christian Birmingham combine to produce an exceptional quality anthology.

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