Christina Dendy

Katie Rewse

Release Date:
September 2021


260x260mm  Picture Book

Age group:


The Wall and the Wild

Lantana Publishing


In a plot of land at the edge of town, Ana grows only perfectly-sized plants and perfect-looking flowers, and throws all the irregular shoots and uneven seeds over the wall into the disorderly Wild. But as her garden gets tidier, neater and more constrained, the Wild begins to grow…

Key Topics

Gardens; Wilderness; Nature; Rewilding; the Environment; Diversity; Plants; Hobbies; Habitats and Ecosystems; Ecology; Biodiversity

Key Selling Points:

  • Explores the healing power of gardening & growing as Ana tries to bring order to the messy world around her
  • Features a main character with a hearing impairment
  • Promotes the balance of a healthy ecosystem, rewilding and environmental stewardship
  • Includes an information section at the back of the book comparing natural ecosystems to human communities

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