Perfect for fans of Brian Jacque’s ‘Red Wall’ Series, Watership Down, Duncton Wood, and those who loved Mrs Frisby and the Rats of Nimh.
What if you grew up thinking you were a deformed member of a different species?
Bilby, a soft and gentle marsupial is enslaved by an evil rat colony, until through a terrible twist of fate, he meets Essy – a happy-go-lucky snail. Menaced by the evil rat Fisck, who is determined to kill them, the pair escape the rats and undertake a perilous journey from the wet South West forests of Western Australia, through a capital city, and into the red centre of spinifex country. Pursued by their enemies the two unlikely friends are on a dangerous race against time as they search for somewhere safe they can call home.