Join Milly as she plays, learns and grows
in this vibrant story about exploring
new worlds and the magic of home.
Milly and the Mulberry Tree is a simple yet heartfelt story about growing up, family and home. Inspired by the 100-year-old mulberry tree that grows in the author’s own childhood garden, it highlights the importance of exploring new worlds as we grow, while keeping home close to our hearts. 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.Teacher's Notes
SPECIFICATIONS: 9781922539120 | 245mm x 255mm | Hardback | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books
Vikki Conley is an award-winning author with multiple internationally published picture books. She writes children’s stories that celebrate the spirit of wonder, adventure and freedom that she wishes every child could enjoy.
Vikki is a nature lover, intrepid traveler and passionate climber of a 100-year-old mulberry tree that still grows at her childhood home. She writes children’s stories that celebrate the spirit of wonder, adventure and freedom that she wishes every child could enjoy.
Vikki lives with her husband and two children in the leafy artist community of Eltham, Victoria in Australia. Her other books include Ella and Mrs Gooseberry (EK Books) and Tomorrow Girl (EK Books).
Deb Hudson is an illustrator who is passionate about drawing bright, happy and colourful images that evoke emotion and thought in their viewer. Inspired by joy- and wonder-filled dreamy moments of the everyday, Deb has been drawing and creating since she was a little girl. As a child her mother said she was ‘off with the fairies’ in her own little dream world, dancing about in dress ups and talking to imaginary friends.
Deb was previously a teacher, and taught English in Japan for four years. She then studied for a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, and became a mother. She lives in the fabulous city of Melbourne, Australia with her husband, three children, energetic border collie and a bright yellow canary.
Her first picture book, The Golden Thread, was published in 2019. Her other work includes Pear of Hope (2021), published by EK Books.