A boarding-school runaway, a botanical genius and a seriously feisty cat must join forces to protect an enchanted verdant paradise from dark magic in Thomson’s immersive fantasy.
The thrilling first book in the most extraordinary new fantasy series of 2023.
Open the door to a spellbinding world where the wilderness is alive and a deep magic rises from the earth itself.
Daisy Thistledown has recently escaped from boarding school, and has a mystery to solve. The trail will lead her through a hidden doorway to the Greenwild, a rich and verdant land bursting with magic. There, 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 save the Greenwild – and her own world too.
Prepare to embark on a unforgettable adventure through the Greenwild, beautifully illustrated by Elisa Paganelli.
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
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