Title Thumbnail

Lost in the Forest

32 pages
Starfish Bay Publishing Pty Ltd
Pip the takahe bird is lost in the forest and searches for a place to sleep, but the other animals’ sleeping spots are wrong for him. On this journey through the New Zealand forest, children will meet various New Zealand species and learn adjectives that describe each animal’s sleeping place. Children will identify with Pip’s fear of being lost and alone and with the comfort of finding home and family in this vibrantly and gorgeously illustrated book.
Author Bio
David Rei Miller ================

David Rei Miller is an environmental engineer of NgatiTuwharetoa, NgatiKahungunu, and New Zealand European descent. He has had a short story published in the Massey University magazine Craccum and received Highly Commended for his poem Kaupokonui in the Ronald Hugh Morrieson Literary Awards. He has been lost in the same swamp on two separate occasions.

Haden Clendinning =================

Haden Clendinning is an illustrator and graphic artist whose first book, Hungry Birds of Africa, was published in 2018 by Penguin Random House South Africa. Haden is from Durban, South Africa, and moved to New Zealand in 1998. He has a love of both African and New Zealand wildlife.