‘This book was a heartbreaking yet beautiful story about love, freedom and survival. It was captivating’This book was a heartbreaking yet beautiful story about love, freedom and survival. It was captivating. Becky is staying with Hannah and her family while her dad is away. One day they decide to take a boat and go on a picnic, but horrendous weather makes the boat turn over. Hannah and Becky wake up filthy, wet and lost at the edge of forest. They cry in despair as a tree moans, pulling itself up out the river, entangled on its the branches a thin figure, deathly pale and dressed in white, hanging motionless as they run into the forest. They are shaking in shock as they know Hannah’s mother and farther are dead. Just when they give up hope a Tasmanian tiger steps into the clearing. With no other option but to trust the wild animal they follow it deep into the forest. Hannah is certain that it will lead them home but Becky is not convinced, however not wanting to be left alone she has no choice but to join the trail. They come to a cave covered by leaves and inside another …read more

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