Author(s): Vivian French
In the royal garden, only little thistle knows why the king and queen look so sad. She offers herself to be their hearts' desire: a baby. The king and queen are delighted, but their concern for the safety of their precious child grows. Will their overprotective love destroy her?
Author's previous titles; "A Song for Little Toad (shortlisted, 1995 Smarties Book Prize), "Caterpilar Caterpillar" (shortlisted, Emil/Kurt Maschler Award),