A mysterious and atmospheric adventure, perfect for kids aged 8+
Readers will be inspired by the environmental themes and striking message of The Map of Leaves by Yarrow Townsend plus an accompanying activity pack, which we created for Parrot Street Book Club subscribers in July 2022.
“This is an important and beautiful book. We love the stunning setting and the complex relationships between the three central characters in particular.”
About the book
Orla lives alone, isolated from her community with only her garden for company. When her beloved plants are blamed for a mysterious sickness, she must find a cure and uncover some terrible truths to save her garden.
Armed only with her mother’s book of remedies Orla sets out on a barge-boat… but she’s not the only stowaway. With the rapids of the River Inkwater ahead, three children set a dangerous course from which they may never return...
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About the activity pack
Packing & postage
- Price includes UK P&P.
- Activity packs are a handy A5 size and printed on uncoated paper which is fully recyclable.
- Our packs are wrapped in a simple paper sleeve and sent out in a cardboard book wrap – we would be so grateful if you could recycle both.
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