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Colourful new kids book explores nature’s symbiotic relationships

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Local artist and graphic designer Madeline Hill is bringing a new children’s book into the world, sharing a quirky rhyming tale of a 3-toed sloth and a moth named Molly.
Written for children aged 4-7 and featuring Ms Hill’s distinctive and beautifully vibrant illustration style, Sloth Moth is based on the symbiotic relationship between two of earth’s creatures.

Local artist Madeline Hill with her new children’s book ‘Sloth Moth’. Image supplied

Molly loves gardening and lives in Solomon the sloth’s hair, maintaining the algae which provides nutrients to both creatures.

Solomon risks his life for Molly by venturing to the bottom of the tree so that she can lay her eggs.
‘It’s a book which I think is going to bring smiles and laughter to little people… and hopefully big people too!’ Ms Hill says
She is pre-selling copies through Kickstarter, a crowdfunding platform for creative projects which offers ‘rewards’ so that you can pre-order copies and support creative projects.
Sloth Moth is available as a reward for those who make a pledge pledge through Kickstarter.
‘Only once I reach my funding goal will I get the funds so if I’m hoping people get behind the project,’ she says.
Ms Hill is also the author of two other children’s books Little Light and Mushroom Family, each of which also has a distinctive nature theme.
For more information & to order a copy of Sloth Moth, visit the Kickstarter campaign by visiting www.kickstarter.com/projects/madelinehill/sloth-moth

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