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This is a warm, touching story of a child encountering the mysteries and marvels of the countryside.

Early one morning, while his parents are asleep, Jesse slips on his gumboots and goes outside - through the garden, past the fence, and out to explore the friendly, frightening world beyond . . . This is a warm, touching story of a child encountering the mysteries and marvels of the countryside.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780140543292

    June 3, 1991

    Picture Puffin

    32 pages

    RRP $14.99

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Awards and Recognition

  • KOALA Children's Choice Awards
    1993
    Shortlisted
    Prize for Writing for Young Adults