Welcome to Where Happiness Hides.

This is a story that invites you to find the mysterious places where happiness might be waiting for you. You won’t have to look very far … happiness is hiding right inside you.

In this story you will see where two children find the keys to their happiness, in the small moments of their everyday life. We hope you will then be inspired to look for happiness in your own everyday!

Acknowledgement of Country

Dirt Lane Press acknowledges the Wiradjuri people, who are the Traditional Custodians of the Land on which we are privileged to live and work. We also pay our respects to the Elders both past and present of the Wiradjuri Nation, and extend that respect to other First Nations Australians, and to all First Nations people.

Read the Book

Read the book at your own pace.

You control the speed at which you read.

Read with Audio

Have the book read to you!

With every turn of the page, the book is
read to you by actress Greta Scacchi.

Watch and Listen

Sit back and watch and listen.

Click here to watch and listen to the
book read by actress Greta Scacchi.


With Thanks

Dirt Lane Press thanks the many tireless individuals and groups who pitched in to help make this project work, especially the 35+ translators from across the globe who pooled their resources to transform the story and multiple websites into this multilingual international phenomenon.

Principal Donors

Nicholas Rowe

Gregory W Bryant

Peter Tyree

Maha Sinnathamby

Business Contributors

Information and Contact

We hope you have enjoyed reading Where Happiness Hides. At present, this book exists only as an e-book on this website. But one day we plan to print it as an actual book to sell in bookshops. Dirt Lane Press will print in English, and we hope publishers in other countries will print in your language.

If a publisher in your country, or in your language, decides to publish this story as a printed book, they would love to know if you would be interested in buying a copy*. If you would like to put your name down for a copy, please fill in the form below, and we will let the relevant publishers know.

*PLEASE NOTE: we cannot guarantee that this book will be published in any language other than English.

Information and Updates

Contact Us

  • PO Box 876,
    Orange NSW 2780
  • info@wherehappinesshides.com