Where the Forest Meets the Sea (Hardback)
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Short Description for Where the Forest Meets the Sea Lifelike collage illustrations capture an extraordinary visual journey through a tropical rain forest in North Queensland, Australia, following a young boy as he wonders about the survival of his primeval wilderness that is now threatened by civilization.
- Published: 16 May 1988
- Format: Hardback 32 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780688063634 ISBN 10: 0688063632
- Sales rank: 15,612
Full description for Where the Forest Meets the Sea
My father says there has been a forest here for over a hundred million years," Jeannie Baker's young protagonist tells us, and we follow him on a visit to this tropical rain forest in North Queensland, Australia.We walk with him among the ancient trees as he pretends it is a time long ago, when extinct and rare animals lived in the forest and aboriginal children played there. But for how much longer will the forest still be there, he wonders?Jeannie Baker's lifelike collage illustrations take the reader on an extraordinary visual journey to an exotic, primeval wilderness, which like so many others is now being threatened by civilization.