Audrey is bigger than she was yesterday. Now she needs a bigger house. So she tells her dad to build her one.
At the top of a tree.
It is an ideal house. It has a bathtub for snorkeling, a place to drink tea, and somewhere to hide the dirty cups.
The house is perfect in every way.
Except for one thing ...
This humorous story explores the clash between a quest for independence and the longing for security. Emerging author Jenny Hughes and acclaimed illustrator Jonathan Bentley have created a picture book with outstanding warmth, sensitivity, and insight.
Jonathan Bentley is an editorial illustrator for the Australian newspaper the Courier-Mail
. He likes to work with a range of materials, including acrylics, oils, and line and watercolor. Jonathan is the illustrator of Have You Seen Duck?
He lives in Brisbane, Australia.
Jenny Hughes lives in New South Wales, Australia, with her scruffy little dog, Scruffy. This is her first picture book for Scholastic Press.