Varmints tells of a pastoral world in need of protection and of the souls who love it enough to ensure its regeneration.
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Helen Ward has created over 25 picture books and has been praised for her lucid prose and meticulous illustrations. The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse (Templar, 2011) was named by the Times as Picture Book of the Year.
Marc Craste is a senior animation director at Studio Aka, where he has designed and directed numerous awardwinning commercials. His adaptation of Varmints was shortlisted for an Oscar and nominated for a BAFTA. Author Helen Ward lives in Gloucestershire, UK; illustrator Marc Craste lives in London, UK.