The Secret of Scrufflewood Wood
The Secret of Scrufflewood Wood

The Secret of Scrufflewood Wood

where going back is the only way forward

By Sir Rhymesalot, Illustrated by Timothy Gauldin


Sir Rhymesalot


64 Pages, 8.5 x 8.5

Formats: Hardcover

Hardcover, $14.99 (US $14.99) (CA $18.76)

Publication Date: October 2022

ISBN 9781953652645

Not Yet Published. Estimated release date: October 2022


A time-travel adventure that explores the love between a father and son, dealing with loss, and never giving up. Eddie Gunn goes on an adventure that he could never have imagined and comes back transformed as his eyes are opened to the unimaginable secrets of Scrufflewood Wood and the Henge. A potter-esque level mystery with depth and thought-provoking themes.

Author Biography

An Australian poet-pirate-persona is a very good place to start describing this relentless-rhymer, but his books are as multidimensional as the renaissance polymath himself. Simon Mills is a gregarious, larger-than-life author who masterfully communicates on multiple levels. Courageously comedic and then soulful when you least expect it, his stories entertain the parent reader on one level and the youngster on another entirely. You will meet Violet the Virus who longingly loves people but has no idea she is harmful. You will meander through Venice with Pigeoni, the Italian consigliere whose fanciful-fairytales prove too much for his fellow feathered friends until they discover the remarkable truth of his character. Parables that ponder themes from bullying to self-belief in I Lost My Brave, and from racial harmony, in Cyril the Squirrel to social distancing dilemmas in I Lost My Hug.