Publication Date: 18/01/2024 ISBN: 9781035015740 Category:

Greenwild: The World Behind The Door

Pari Thomson, Elisa Paganelli

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publication Date: 18/01/2024 ISBN: 9781035015740 Category:
Paperback / Softback




Winner of the Overall Waterstones Children’s Book Prize
Blackwells Children’s Book of the Year
An instant New York Times bestseller

Pari Thomson’s magical adventure series begins with Greenwild: The World Behind the Door, with stunning illustrations by Elisa Paganelli. Open the door to a spellbinding world where the wilderness is alive and a deep magic rises from the earth itself . . .

‘Phenomenal . . . If you don’t believe in magic, you will after you’ve read Greenwild’ – A. F. Steadman, author of Skandar and the Unicorn Thief

Daisy Thistledown has escaped from boarding school and has a mystery to solve. Her search for her missing mother will lead her across London and through a hidden doorway to another world, filled with plants and bursting with magic: the Greenwild.

But all is not well in this astonishing land. Before long Daisy finds herself confronting a dangerous presence that threatens green magic on both sides of the door. Daisy must band together with a botanical genius, a boy who can talk to animals, and a cat with an attitude, to channel the power that can revive the Greenwild and find her missing mother – and save her own world too.

Embark on an unforgettable adventure through the Greenwild, in this enchanting fantasy with an environmental twist.

*Shortlisted for the Books Are My Bag Readers Award*
*Longlisted for the Yoto Carnegie Medal for Writing*
*The Times Children’s Book of the Week*

‘An eco-thriller novel every child should read’ – The Telegraph

‘Greenwild is a thrilling adventure that takes seed in your imagination and runs wild!’ – M. G. Leonard, author of Beetle Boy

‘I adored this book!’ – Aisling Fowler, author of Fireborn

Publisher Review

Phenomenal . . . If you don't believe in magic, you will after you've read Greenwild. -- A. F. Steadman, author of Skandar and the Unicorn Thief A spellbinding, enchanting read full of wildness and beauty. -- Hannah Gold, author of The Last Bear This enthralling story is entwined with the magic of the natural world, and in Daisy Thistledown, Pari Thomson has created a brave and endearing hero who grows with each new challenge. Elisa Paganelli's stunning illustrations make this a truly wonderful book that children will love. -- M. G. Leonard, author of Beetle Boy A glorious, page-turning adventure filled with botanical magic, memorable characters, oodles of imagination and bags of heart. Thomson has created a gorgeous, utterly believable world as magical and magnificent as the Amazon rainforest itself. I adored this book! -- Aisling Fowler, author of Fireborn I adored this wild and wondrous adventure . . . After delving into the lush, magical world of the Greenwild, I never wanted to leave! -- Maria Kuzniar, author of The Ship of Shadows Bursting with charm and imagination, Greenwild is a rare and wondrous treasure that had me spellbound from first page to last. -- Catherine Doyle, author of The Storm Keeper's Island I fell utterly in love with this sharply beautiful, contemporary adventure, of a courageous girl seeking to find her brilliant mother and uncovering a diverse heritage of wild magic. -- Cerrie Burnell, author of Wilder Than Midnight A wonderfully whimsical story with a beautiful world - and lots of mystery and adventure - for readers to immerse themselves in. Pari Thomson is an exciting new author. -- Aisha Bushby, author of A Pocketful of Stars Wildly thrilling and beautifully written . . . An immensely accomplished debut, rooted with magic! -- Carlie Sorosiak, author of I, Cosmo

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