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A magical and thought-provoking storybook by Pamela Allen about the nature of freedom. A truly beautiful and haunting story for school-age children that will stay in the mind of readers long after the covers are closed.

In a little house in a dark forest, a toymaker lives all alone.  One day, a small brown bird bears the magic sounds of the toymaker's violin, and flies down to him.

Together they make music so enchanting that even the trees shiver and murmur in wonder.

From one of Australia's favourite picture-book creators comes a hauntingly beautiful tale of freedom and love.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback


    April 24, 2013

    Picture Puffin

    32 pages

    RRP $14.99

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