A new picture book from Quentin Blake!
“Imagination, wit and humour never fail the master of children’s picture books.” New Statesman
“Complete with an abundance of lovely scrawly foliage, hopeful, upward-pointing faces and a sense of the benevolence of nature.” Sunday Times
An inspiring fable about the power of nature, encouraging children and adults alike to care for the environment and each other. The Meadowsweet family suddenly and expectedly find themselves at the bottom of a giant crack in the earth. With the help of their pet mynah bird, Octavia and a magical seed, the family go on a journey to the surface.