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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


    November 18, 2015

    Picture Puffin

    32 pages

    RRP $14.99

    Online retailers

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

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Awards and Recognition

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

Also by Marc Martin

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


Rosie's Walk
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
LGB The Princess And The Pea
Book With No Pictures
Peppa Pig: Peppa's Christmas Fun Sticker Activity Book
Beginnings and Endings with Lifetimes in Between
No One Likes a Fart
Where Is The Very Hungry Caterpillar?
Who Sank The Boat?
LGB The Tale Of Peter Rabbit
All About Spot
The Wonderful Things You Will Be
Go Go and the Silver Shoes