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By Ash. Oak and Thorn

By Ash, Oak and Thorn by Melissa Harrison

Author: Melissa Harrison

£7.99

Availability: 1 in stock (can be backordered)

Format:Paperback

Page Count:256

Date Published:6 May 2021

ISBN:9781913322120

Synopsis

SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKS ARE MY BAG READERS AWARDS 2021, CHOSEN AS ONE OF COUNTRYFILE’S BEST NATURE BOOKS OF 2021.

Inspired by 1942 classic The Little Grey Men by BB, with shades of The Borrowers.

A breathtaking tale of the rich, wild world and all its wonder from acclaimed nature writer and Costa Award-shortlisted novelist, Melissa Harrison – the perfect read for cosy nights!

Three tiny, ancient beings – Moss, Burnet and Cumulus, once revered as Guardians of the Wild World – wake from winter hibernation in their beloved ash tree home. When it is destroyed, they set off on an adventure to find more of their kind, a journey which takes them first into the deep countryside and then the heart of a city. Helped along the way by birds and animals, the trio search for a way to survive and thrive in a precious yet disappearing world …

A tale of disappearing wilderness that couldn’t be more relevant in today’s environmental crisis, brought to life for children by three tiny, funny, eternal beings Continue the adventure in book 2, By Rowan and Yew!

For readers 8+

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