It's time for Fergus the young otter to leave home. During his journey along the riverbank he meets all sorts of new creatures, both friend and foe -- a robin, a butterfly, some dogs who chase him and, strangest of all, a prickly hedgehog. But will he find a new, safe place to make a home and friends of his own kind? This is a sweet story which will delight any animal-loving child.
Fergus the otter travels along the riverbank to find a new home, meeting all sorts of new creatures along the way.
'Steven's warm story is sympathetically illustrated by Crowe as she brings the countryside to life.' -- The Scotsman 'A delightful picture book nature story about a Scottish otter named Fergus who searches for a friend and a new home. Sensitively illustrated with detailed paintings of Scottish wild country and animals that inhabit it.' -- Midwest Book Review 'Charming illustrations grace this story of Fergus, the otter who leaves home to make a new life.' -- The Yellow Brick Road 'Beautifully illustrated with a fine eye for natural detail.' -- School Librarian 'Lovely to look at, and written with a elegant and eloquent simplicity, this book has a charm that is likely to interest and appeal to children in the 6 to 8+ age-range. Their eyes will be brightly opened.' -- Trevor Dickinson, School Librarian