Vikki Conley is a CBCA notable author of children's stories celebrating the spirit of wonder, adventure and freedom that she wishes every child could enjoy. Deb Hudson is an illustrator who is passionate about drawing bright, happy and colourful images that evoke emotion and thought in their viewer.
Any young readers who like playing outdoors or have their own special hideaway will delight in the vibrant illustrations, the playful prose, and the memories Milly makes under her beloved mulberry tree. * The Pregnancy Centre * A story of growth, belonging, stretching out and sharing. A blend of humankind and nature and how one tree can shape a life of play, beauty, imagination and love, bringing loved ones together again and again, and mould a girl's then young woman's identity. From the soft pinks and purples from the front cover to the bright lanterns and back again, this is a gentle story to spark the imagination of possible futures whilst marveling at the wonder of nature at the same time. * What Book is Next? * This is a book really spoke to my childhood, and my children's childhood because we had a Mulberry Tree. It's an absolutely beautiful story about growing up, family and coming home. * Your Kids Next Read Podcast * holds an inspirational message about the importance of exploring new worlds as we grow, while keeping home close to her hears. * Buzz Words Magazine * Inspired by the 100-year-old mulberry tree that grows in the author's own childhood garden, this is a book full of heart and joy that will be a delight for educators and families to share, particularly for those with nostalgic memories of mulberry trees!. * Kids' Book Review * A truly special book that celebrates nature, family , exploring new worlds and keeping home close to our hearts. * Picture Book Club * Any young readers who like playing outdoors or have their own special hideaway will delight in the vibrant illustrations, the playful prose, and the memories Milly makes under her beloved mulberry tree. * The Pregnancy Centre * shows the importance of childhood memories, and how they can continue to be important in our grown up lives. * Blue Wolf Reviews *