It's extraordinary that fifteen years after its first publication the book of Varmints is still in print, and sales increase every year. If you watch Marc's film of the book, you'll see the apocalypse as it appears to the little guy who's the hero of the film, but it's worth watching the whole thing to see new life returning.
The book was the winner of the Green Earth Book Award and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal. The film was shortlisted for both the Oscars and the BAFTA awards. Marc is an extraordinarily talented storyteller and director.
Varmints, the movie