Gregory Maguire

Cress Watercress



Join Cress, a spirited watercress, on an urban adventure, beautifully illustrated by David Litchfield. Discover a world where nature meets the city, and dreams flourish. A tale of resilience and wonder for ages 4 to 8, but delightful for all. An enchanting journey awaits.

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Published: 01 September 2022

SKU: 9781529507102 Categories: ,


In the heart of a bustling town, nestled amidst the tall, looming buildings, lies a quaint garden. In this urban sanctuary, the watercress is king, and its tales are woven with magic, mystery, and a touch of whimsy. “Cress Watercress” is an enchanting journey that bridges the worlds of nature and civilization, penned by the acclaimed author, David Litchfield.

Dive into the life of Cress, a sprightly watercress with dreams bigger than the garden’s confines. As he embarks on an adventure to find his purpose beyond the garden bed, he encounters an array of urban wonders and challenges. From befriending city-dwelling creatures to navigating the intricacies of urban life, Cress discovers that growth isn’t just about soil and sun but about experiences and friendships.

Litchfield’s masterful storytelling is complemented by his illustrious illustrations, capturing the vibrancy of the city and the delicate beauty of the garden. Each page is a visual delight, filled with rich details waiting to be explored.

Perfect for readers aged 4 to 8, but with a timeless message that will resonate with all ages, “Cress Watercress” is more than just a story—it’s an experience. It teaches us about resilience, adaptability, and the boundless potential that lies within every one of us, no matter how small or seemingly insignificant.

Join Cress on his unforgettable journey and find yourself rooted in a world where nature meets city, and dreams know no bounds.

Additional information

Weight 655 g
Dimensions 23.8 × 16 cm