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Tarka the Otter

Series: Puffin Classics

By: Henry William Williamson (Author), Annabel Large (Illustrator)

344 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations

Penguin Books

Paperback | Jul 2014 | #214383 | ISBN-13: 9780141354958
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Paperback | Sep 2011 | #48472 | ISBN-13: 9780140366211
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About this book

Tarka the Otter is the classic story of an otter living in the Devonshire countryside which captures the feel of life in the wild as seen through the otter's own eyes. The story's atmosphere and detail make it easy to see why Tarka has become one of the best-loved creatures in world literature.


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Biography

Henry William Williamson was born in 1895 in Brockley, south-east London. The then semi-rural location provided easy access to the countryside, and he developed a deep love of nature throughout his childhood. He became a prolific author known for his natural and social history novels. He won the Hawthornden Prize for literatrure in 1928 for Tarka the Otter.

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