By Rod O’Grady | 9781913102418
‘The book explores family, friendship, dealing with loss and the importance of protecting the environment. This will sweep you away to the mountains for a wild adventure.’ The Week Junior Book of the Week
Minnie and her stepfather, Dan, are stuck in their small cabin at the foot of the mountain struggling to come to terms with the death of her mother – and each other. But when Minnie and her friend Billy discover four giant footprints on a mountain trail, everything changes.
Kaayii and his clan have to move across the mountain to escape huge forest fires, but find their ancient paths blocked by new holiday cabins… As Minnie and Kaayii’s paths unexpectedly entwine, can they help each other, and heal their families?
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Praise for the book
‘A beautiful and engrossing tale of a mighty child, a magnificent forest and the mysteries which bind us all in the best ways – this is a rich and powerful book, a real triumph of love, wisdom and storytelling.’ Horatio Clare
‘Bigfoot Mountain transports readers into the heart of the forest and allows them to see the wild from the perspective of the beings who know it best. A skilful interweaving of modern family relationships and wilderness adventure.’ Nicola Davies
‘An innovative and moving story, filled with wonderful descriptions of the West Coast wilderness.’ Tyler Keevil
‘A compelling story of courage, protecting nature and finding your way. Minnie and Kaayii are both young, curious and brave in their own worlds. I adored this story and found it enchanting and full of hope. I loved the parallels to the story as well as the way they intertwined and became one.’ Erin Hamilton, librarian
‘This is a wonderful story with so many threads skilfully woven together and wrapped beautifully in love and connection.’ Casey @fly276, book blogger