The Hatmakers
The Hatmakers

The Hatmakers

Written by Tamzin Merchant & illustrated by Paola Escobar
Book #1 in the The Hatmakers Series
9 - 12
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Page count
Feb 2, 2021
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When Cordelia Hatmaker’s beloved father fails to return from an ingredient-hunting expedition, Cordelia is the only member of the family who knows in her heart that he can’t be gone for good. Her grief-stricken aunt and uncle forge ahead to continue the work of their guild and to fulfill a crucial order from the King for a magical Peace Hat. But the enchantments woven into the carefully crafted goods of the Hatmaker, Bootmaker, Cloakmaker, Watchmaker, and Glovemaker guilds begin causing sudden inducements of rage and chaos. As war looms and the Peace objects backfire, Cordelia must find out who is using the Makers’ creations for dark purposes and uncover the truth about her father’s disappearance.Funny, boisterous, and wise, Tamzin Merchant’s spellbinding debut draws readers into a vibrant and captivating new world and introduces a heroine who keeps wildness in her wits and magic in her fingertips.

What Kind of Book is The Hatmakers


historical fictionfictionfantasy and magic

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    February 2, 2021
    Norton Young Readers
    Page Count
    Middle Grade
    Reading Age
    9 - 12 years

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