Princess Betony's mother is a dryad and misses the Wild Magic of the Dark Forest. When the princess sees her mother running into the Dark Forest, Betony is worried she will never return. Humans are forbidden to enter the Forest. Betony doesn't care. She has to find her mother, no matter what. But first she must catch a unicorn!
About the Author
Pamela Freeman is an award-winning children's author who has also worked as a freelance business and technical writer. Pamela's work ranges from picture books to young adult novels and she is best known for her Floramonde series of fantasy novels which include The Willow Tree's Daughter, Windrider and The Centre of Magic. The Castings Trilogy is Pamela's highly successful fantasy series for adults published by Hachette Australia. In addition to this, she teaches creative writing to adults at the Sydney Writers Centre. Victor's Challenge won the 2009 Aurealis Award for Best Children's Short Fiction/Illustrated Work/Picture Book and was a Notable Book in the Younger Readers Category, Children's Book Council of Australia Awards, 2010.
About the Illustrator
Tamsin Ainslie lives in Northern NSW where she spends her time illustrating children's books, drawing, painting, making chocolate brownies and surfing. She started drawing at an early age, making books and keeping illustrated journals.
For Ages: 6 - 12 years old
Number Of Pages: 112
Published: 1st October 2012
Publisher: Walker Books Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 10.2 x 15.5 x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.11