The Troublemakers

The Troublemakers

Summary

Return to the spellbinding world of the Hatmakers in this sweeping, epic and exciting new adventure on the high seas - perfect for fans of Nevermoor, A Pinch of Magic and Harry Potter.

‘A magical children's fantasy set in pirate-infested Georgian England . . . Sumptuously written and wonderfully inventive’ The Telegraph

Cordelia Hatmaker has finally united the Maker families and restored the kingdom's trust in Maker magic. But mysterious, chaotic magical outbreaks are beginning to happen across London. And then the unthinkable happens . . . Cordelia is accused of treason.

As the guards close in, she must flee London at once. With her father, Prospero, and friends, Sam and Goose, Cordelia sets sail on her family's ship, Little Bear, for the adventure of a lifetime. They're determined to solve the mystery of a missing girl, and to clear Cordelia's name once and for all.

But soon they are in the dangerous territory of a band of legendary pirates: the Troublemakers. Is Cordelia a match for the fierce and unstoppable pirate queen?

A breathtaking new adventure from bestselling author of The Hatmakers and The Mapmakers, Tamzin Merchant, featuring beautiful illustrations by Paola Escobar.

Praise for The Hatmakers

'Wildly inventive . . . full of laugh-out-loud humour, enchanting magic and rebellious hope. I loved it' Catherine Doyle

'Imaginative' The Times

'An utterly charming adventure full of wildness, wit, magic and heart' Anna James

'Absolutely wonderful' Emma Carroll

'A swashbuckling romp for lovers of history and magic . . . Will appeal to Philip Pullman and Harry Potter fans' Kirkus

Reviews

  • A magical children's fantasy set in pirate-infested Georgian England . . . Sumptuously written and wonderfully inventive . . . Be swept along by the brisk plot and cliffhanger chapters
    The Telegraph

About the authors

Tamzin Merchant

Tamzin Merchant has been an actor since the age of seventeen. Her acting work has taken her around the world and on a journey through time. She has been a Tudor, a Victorian, a Jacobean, and has survived the Blitz and succumbed to pneumonia in Edwardian times. She’s been an alien, a witch, a doomed queen, a feisty Scottish warrior and a rebellious high-society runaway. Tamzin is the bestselling author of The Hatmakers, The Mapmakers and The Troublemakers.
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Paola Escobar (Illustrator)

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