The Tale of How is a 20 page, hard cover book protected by a beautifully illustrated slipcase. Each book comes with a DVD of its award winning animated story.

In the “The Tale of How”, we meet a giant octopus that has a tree growing from his head, the terror of the Indian Ocean, OTTO THE MONSTER! It’s his lonely pastime to devour the innocent Dodo’s who live on his head. We see the Dodo’s unite, and with the help from a little white mouse, we see them escape the clutches of the terrible be-tentacled tyrant, and sail off into the sunset upon their mother, the tree.


Concept: Markus Smit and Ree Treweek
Written by: Markus Smit

Character Design and Illustration: Ree Treweek
Compositing: Jannes Hendrikz