This is the first of seven books where you get to meet some magical beings, set in the very real world that surrounds us all.
It is a mixture of of fantasy and real life interacting with each other, sometimes knowingly but often unaware of each others existence.
As well as the magical beings in the story, you will get to meet many real life animals and plants that we can all find in our gardens and surrounding areas.
"In a quiet corner of a garden on the edge of a wood sits a round growth covered in moss at the base of an old Ash tree. For the few who visit this part of the garden, it is seen as just an unusual part of a tree but if you were to look more closely you would see...
Trixie the dog (The Forgotten Garden)
Trixie the dog - from 'The Forgotten Garden' "She is a funny scruffy little dog who always comes to say hello to Bracken, often knocking her over with a big sloppy kiss with her large rough tongue. When I say little, I actually mean little to me and you but to...
The Forgotten Garden (2017)
In June 2016, I wrote a post about a new book that I had written and that it was very close to being released. Unfortunately, I was a tad premature in writing this. Not long after writing the post, a few personal issues delayed the books release but this did give me...
The Forgotten Garden
Book The Forgotten Garden Dennis Footman, Author and Gardener, Cambridge 5th June 2016 For those of you who regularly read my blog, you may have remembered that back in March of this year, I mentioned that I have written a book. Since writing this post, I have had...
Back to the future
Since starting my own business just over a year ago now, I have been a little quiet on the blogging scene. For those of you who have had the misfortune of reading my blog, this has been some what of a relief, in not being subjected to a crazy mixture of Heavy metal,...
About The Author
I am the former Head Gardener at Trinity College, Cambridge.
I left Trinity in October 2014 to start my own gardening business and write a children’s book.
I’ve always wanted to write a book aimed at young people about the world of gardening.
If it sparks a keen interest into gardening… then all well and good.
The Forgotten Garden - Kindle Book
The Forgotten Garden - Paperback Book
“A lovely story for young children to enjoy and feel part of Bracken’s adventure. Look forward to the next one.”
“A magical story that follows a little creature through the wonders of a garden and surrounding areas. This is the first of seven books where you get to meet some magical beings, set in the very real world that surrounds us all. It is a mixture of of fantasy and real life interacting with each other, sometimes knowingly but often, unaware of each others existence. As well as the magical beings in the story, you will get to meet many real life animals and plants, that we can all find in our gardens and surrounding areas.”