New into paperback from highly acclaimed author/illustrator Quentin Blake, an inspiring fable about the power of nature, encouraging children and adults alike to care for the environment and each other. The world was becoming hard and dry, old and tired and difficult to live in . .
. After the Meadowsweet family suddenly and unexpectedly fi nd themselves at the bottom of a giant crack in the earth, they must trust in their mynah bird, Octavia, and a special seed to help them get back up to the surface. ‘A message of hope …
a fun and fantastical story …’ Red Reading Hub’Magical’ The Book Trust