By Quentin Blake, Author & Illustrator. An inspiring fable about the power of nature, encouraging children and adults alike to care for the environment and each other The members of the Meadowsweet family suddenly and unexpectedly find themselves at the bottom of a giant crack in the earth. With the help of their pet bird, Octavia, and a magical seed, the family goes on a journey to the surface. A charming, fantastical story about discovery, the potential for growth, the power of an idea, and the importance of having faith in the nature and the world around us. For ages 5 and up.