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The World Behind the Door
(The first book in the Greenwild series)
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Open the door to a spellbinding world where the wilderness is alive and a deep magic rises from the earth itself. Greenwild: The World Behind the Door is the first book in Pari Thomson's New York Times bestselling fantasy series.

'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' - Hannah Gold, author of
The Last Bear

Daisy Thistledown has escaped from boarding school and has a mystery to solve. Her search for her missing mother will lead her across London and through a hidden doorway to another world, filled with plants and bursting with magic: the Greenwild.

But all is not well in this astonishing land. Before long 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 revive the Greenwild and find her missing mother - and save her own world too.

Embark on an unforgettable adventure through the Greenwild, beautifully illustrated by Elisa Paganelli.

'An eco-thriller novel every child should read' - The Telegraph

Greenwild is a thrilling adventure that takes seed in your imagination and runs wild!' - M. G. Leonard, author of Beetle Boy

'I adored this book!' - Aisling Fowler, author of

Genre: Children's Fiction

Praise for this book

"This charmingly detailed story is truly a garden of delights, full of danger and magic, mystery and friendship. Daisy's thrilling adventures will sweep you into a botanical world of delightful possibilities and sinister threats, while themes of environmental conservation and community cooperation will resonate with readers of all ages." - Jennifer Adam

"A wildly accomplished debut, woven through with a rare enchantment... I fell utterly in love with this sharply beautiful, contemporary adventure, of a courageous girl seeking to find her brilliant mother and uncovering a diverse heritage of wild magic." - Cerrie Burnell

"A wonderfully whimsical story with a beautiful world - and lots of mystery and adventure - for readers to immerse themselves in. Pari Thomson is an exciting new author." - Aisha Bushby

"An enchanting middle-grade novel that will transport readers to a world as wild as it is wonderful." - Melissa De La Cruz

"Bursting with charm and imagination, Greenwild is a rare and wondrous treasure that had me spellbound from first page to last." - Catherine Doyle

"A glorious, page-turning adventure filled with botanical magic, memorable characters, oodles of imagination and bags of heart. Thomson has created a gorgeous, utterly believable world as magical and magnificent as the Amazon rainforest itself. I adored this book!" - Aisling Fowler

"A spellbinding, enchanting read full of wildness and beauty." - Hannah Gold

"I adored this wild and wondrous adventure . . . After delving into the lush, magical world of Greenwild, I never wanted to leave!" - Maria Kuzniar

"GREENWILD is a spellbindingly magical book full of adventure, hope, and lessons for us all to learn here in our world." - L D Lapinski

"Greenwild is a thrilling adventure that takes seed in your imagination and runs wild... a truly wonderful book that children will love." - M G Leonard

"A wildly inventive adventure, bursting with beautiful detail and a satisfying plot as twisty as magical vines! Green-fingered and big-hearted, I loved it!" - Tamzin Merchant

"A beautifully realised eco-fantasy that will open a door in readers' hearts." - Chris Riddell

"Wildly thrilling and beautifully written, Greenwild is the most special type of adventure. An immensely accomplished debut, rooted with magic!" - Carlie Sorosiak

"Phenomenal . . . If you don't believe in magic, you will after you've read Greenwild." - A F Steadman

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