The Wild Before by Piers Torday



This insightful book shows climate change through the eyes of Little-Hare, one of the many victims of this ever-changing world. ‘The Wild Before’ shows us the incredible things we can achieve when humans and animals come together and open our eyes to the awful things we take no notice of. It shows no one is too small to make a BIG difference. By: Mia (age 11). Rating: 4.75/5.

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Can one hare alone change the world? The captivating animal adventure destined to be loved by readers of all ages. A stunning hardback edition from the bestselling, much-loved author of The Last Wild trilogy and The Lost Magician, Pier Tordays.

One stormy, snowy night, a pure silver calf is born on an ordinary muddy farm by the light of the moon. This is the legendary Mooncalf, whose arrival has been foretold since the dawn of time.

According to a dream passed down from animal to animal, if the calf dies, a great Terribleness will come – rising seas, a plague, skies raining down fire, the end of all things… and Little Hare vows to persuade all the animals to protect Mooncalf, whatever the cost.

But it’s easier said than done, and soon Little Hare realises that he is the only one who can save the world…

A stunning prequel to the award-winning, bestselling The Last Wild trilogy, touching on timely themes of climate change, friendship, and above all, hope.