Gary Crew at his fantastical best! Martin is the runt of his family. Without a mother to protect him, his overbearing father and brothers reject him. Aided by the self-sacrifice of loving friends, Martin finds the courage to fight for personal fulfilment. Praise for In The Beech Forest by Gary Crew and Den Scheer: ‘An ideal read for children and adults alike, particularly young boys’ – Candida Baker in The Sydney Morning Herald
ISBN: 9781925000177 (hardcover) 9781925000184 (paperback) Publication date: April 2014 (hardcover) September 2014 (paperback) Extent: 32 pagesFormat: Picture bookPrice: $29.95 (hardcover) $16.95 (paperback)Category: Fable/ mythAge guide: 11+
In the Beech Forest
Gary Crew is an award-winning author of many books for young adults and children. He has won four Children’s Book Council of Australia awards, The Royal Zoological Society of NSW Whitley Award and The Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children’s Literature.
Growing up in country Victoria, Naomi Turvey has always been inspired by the natural environment surrounding her, often combining these elements with whimsical fairytale-like creatures in her illustrations. Naomi completed her Diploma of illustration at Chisholm Institute in 2012.