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An exquisite debut from a phenomenal new Australian talent, Marc Martin.

There once was a forest . . .
So begins this timeless and touching story of renewal from one of Australia's most talented new picture-book creators.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143506034

    November 18, 2015

    Picture Puffin

    32 pages

    RRP $14.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • Hardback

    9780670076451

    May 23, 2012

    Viking

    32 pages

    RRP $24.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Awards and Recognition

  • CBCA Book of the Year Awards
    2013
    Winner
    Crichton Award for New Illustrators

Also by Marc Martin

What's Up Top?
Lots
Big Beautiful World
A River
Max
The Curious Explorer's Illustrated Guide to Exotic Animals

Recommendations

George's Marvellous Medicine
Charlie And The Great Glass Elevator
Where The Wild Things Are
I Just Couldn't Wait to Meet You
There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake
Koala Lou
Malala's Magic Pencil
Book With No Pictures
Starting School
Amazing Monster Detectoscope
Peppa Pig: Going Swimming –  Read It Yourself With Ladybird Level 1
No One Likes a Fart
Where Is The Very Hungry Caterpillar?
Hatchimals: The Official Colleggtor's Guide
Who Sank The Boat?
LGB The Tale Of Peter Rabbit
LGB The Little Red Hen
LGB The Poky Little Puppy
LGB I'm A T. Rex!
The Wonderful Things You Will Be