Monster Blood Tattoo 1: Foundling by D M Cornish
  

Monster Blood Tattoo 1: Foundling

Written by D M Cornish

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Prepared to be scared by this rollercoaster fantasy and the cast of brilliantly conceived and depicted monsters who inhabit it! Orphaned Rossamund must take a trip to the city of High Vesting. It’s a journey fraught with danger and Rossamund has nothing to protect himself with except an almanac and some potions. Will he survive against a cast of smugglers, scourges, scolds and shrewds and, if so, how will he do it?

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Monsters, rogues and wonder abound in this utterly original, fearsomely exciting and beautifully detailed fantasy tale of Rossamund Bookchild, an orphaned boy with a girl’s name who goes on a journey to seek his destiny. The first in a trilogy, it’s stunning in scope and rich in detail, alive with memorable heroes and villains and brimming with new and original science and magic. An author to thrill and captivate and leave the reader desperate for more.

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Monster Blood Tattoo 1: Foundling by D M Cornish

Rossamund has always dreamed of a career in the Navy, fighting monsters and rescuing damsels from pirates. But fate has chosen him for a different path. He is being sent to train as a Lamplighter - to bring light to the inland roads of the Half-Continent. But for Rossamund to begin his education, he must first undertake a journey of his own.


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About the Author

D.M. Cornish is an acclaimed children's illustrator. He began making notes and drawings for his debut novel FOUNDLING over thirteen years ago and had filled over 28 journals with sketches, ideas and character profiles before the first volume of the MONSTER BLOOD TATTOO trilogy took shape. The book has since sold worldwide. D.M. Cornish is thirty-three and lives in Australia.

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Format

Paperback

Author

D M Cornish
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Publisher

Random House Children's Books

Publication date

1st May 2008

ISBN

9780552555876

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