In the Grip of Winter

In the Grip of Winter

Winter comes to Farthing Wood with deep snows bringing new problems for the animals....

Title:In the Grip of Winter
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780099292203
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    In the Grip of Winter Reviews

  • Rebecca

    (3.5) In this second book of the Farthing Wood series, the animals endure a harsh winter in their new home, the White Deer Park. When Badger falls down a slope and injures his leg, he’s nursed back ...

  • Abigail

    The Animals of Farthing Wood, whose epic journey to a new home was chronicled in their first eponymous adventure, return in this second story, in which they confront new dangers. Now residing in White...

  • Louise / Daisy May Johnson

    I've been picking my way through the Farthing Wood series, driven by an urge to revisit these emotionally scarring books of my childhood. Though somebody like Richard Adams will always have the crown ...

  • Kirsti

    I've owned this book for years, one of the few Animals of Farthing Wood books I didn't have to order from Thriftbooks. As such, I've read it many times and highly enjoy the familiarity of it. I enjoy ...

  • Kimberley

    This is a book that I have owned for years, probably over 10 years (maybe even longer!), I have no idea why it has taken me so long to read it because it is such a short book that would make a quick a...

  • John Kirk

    This is a good sequel, which puts familiar characters in a new situation rather than repeating the first story with another journey. It also starts to get more explicit about the fact that the carnivo...

  • A.R. Collins

    Although I found the events of this story slightly more varied and interesting than those in the first book, I was still bored for much of the time. The severe overuse of adverbs particularly annoys m...

  • Jake Collins

    In many ways it would have been better not to turn The Animals of Farthing Wood into a continuing series, as White Deer Park is already coming across as something of a false haven, but I've found that...

  • Sally

    We just don't GET those epic winters in Australia, so they were always interesting to read about in that sort of fantasy, "this isn't real" kind of way. Laura Ingalls' The Long Winter is another I was...

  • Chris

    Returning to the pages of the Farthing Wood gang is like stepping into a roomful of old friends. While the cast of characters is smaller with the hibernating animals asleep for the great duration of t...