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    By Ash, Oak and Thorn

    £7.99
    Three tiny, ancient beings - Moss, Burnet and Cumulus, once revered as Guardians of the Wild World - wake from winter hibernation. But when their home is destroyed, they set off on an adventure. Can they find a way to survive in a precious, disappearing world?
    ISBN: 9781913322120
    AuthorMelissa Harrison
    Pub Date06/05/2021
    BindingPaperback
    Pages256
    Availability: In Stock




    A breathtaking tale of the rich, wild world and all its
    wonder from acclaimed nature writer and Costa Award-shortlisted
    novelist, Melissa Harrison - the perfect read for children for
    spring and summer!
    'Timely and magical, it will open the young reader's eyes
    to the wonders of the natural world.' NATASHA FARRANT



    'Each page brims with the wonder of our natural world, so
    much to learn but all a sheer delight.' PIERS TORDAY



    Three tiny, ancient beings - Moss, Burnet and Cumulus, once revered
    as Guardians of the Wild World - wake from winter hibernation
    in their beloved ash tree home.


    When it is destroyed, they set off on an adventure to find more
    of their kind, a journey which takes them first into the deep countryside
    and then the heart of a city.


    Helped along the way by birds and animals, the trio search for
    a way to survive and thrive in a precious yet disappearing world
    ...





    The breathtaking children's debut from acclaimed nature
    writer and literary fiction novelist, Melissa Harrison, author
    of All Among the Barley and At Hawthorn Time:
    shortlisted for the Costa Book Award and longlisted for the Baileys
    Prize.


    Inspired by 1942 classic The Little Grey Men
    by BB, with shades of The Borrowers.


    A tale of disappearing wilderness that couldn't be more
    relevant in today's environmental crisis, brought to life for
    children by three tiny, funny, eternal beings - the hidden folk.

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    A breathtaking tale of the rich, wild world and all its
    wonder from acclaimed nature writer and Costa Award-shortlisted
    novelist, Melissa Harrison - the perfect read for children for
    spring and summer!
    'Timely and magical, it will open the young reader's eyes
    to the wonders of the natural world.' NATASHA FARRANT



    'Each page brims with the wonder of our natural world, so
    much to learn but all a sheer delight.' PIERS TORDAY



    Three tiny, ancient beings - Moss, Burnet and Cumulus, once revered
    as Guardians of the Wild World - wake from winter hibernation
    in their beloved ash tree home.


    When it is destroyed, they set off on an adventure to find more
    of their kind, a journey which takes them first into the deep countryside
    and then the heart of a city.


    Helped along the way by birds and animals, the trio search for
    a way to survive and thrive in a precious yet disappearing world
    ...





    The breathtaking children's debut from acclaimed nature
    writer and literary fiction novelist, Melissa Harrison, author
    of All Among the Barley and At Hawthorn Time:
    shortlisted for the Costa Book Award and longlisted for the Baileys
    Prize.


    Inspired by 1942 classic The Little Grey Men
    by BB, with shades of The Borrowers.


    A tale of disappearing wilderness that couldn't be more
    relevant in today's environmental crisis, brought to life for
    children by three tiny, funny, eternal beings - the hidden folk.