Exquisitely illustrated, this gentle, satisfying young fantasy is filled with unforgettable, quirky characters and imagery. A perfect read-aloud, it shows how one can find friends in the unlikeliest of places, windowsills, rabbit burrows, the library. Debut author Christopher Pennell casts a spell with his irresistible adventure while illustrator Rebecca Bond's pen-and-ink drawings perfectly capture this atmospheric world and contribute to the feel of a timeless classic. Step into the mysterious woods of Whistle Root and feel the magic.
There are 224 pages in this book. This book was published 2015 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company .
Christopher Pennell 's first novel is The Mysterious Woods of Whistle Root, which he began writing after he and his wife moved into a house with a small woods behind it and their daughter was born. He lives in Rockwall, Texas.