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A warm-hearted story full of magic and intrigue from this world-renowned and much-loved picture-book creator.

The wheat is ripe, but the harvester is broken and a plague of locusts is on the way. It looks as if Jim and his mother may lose the farm. But when Jim shows kindness to a stranger, their fortunes are set to change in the most surprising way imaginable!

A warm-hearted story full of magic and intrigue from this world-renowned and much-loved picture-book creator.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143507253

    April 18, 2016

    Picture Puffin

    40 pages

    RRP $16.99

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Awards and Recognition

  • Australian Book Industry Awards
    2013
    Shortlisted
    Book of the Year for Younger Children
  • Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards
    2013
    Shortlisted
    Young Children