the mapmaker chronicles prisoner of the black hawk a.l. tait CLICK ON THE BOOK COVER TO ORDER!
Adventure and danger lie just off the edge of the map in this swashbuckling trilogy!
Quinn's older brothers may long for adventure, but he is content with his quiet life on the farm. Destiny, however, has other plans.
The king is determined to create the first map of the world and has scoured the kingdom for boys who could become mapmakers. When Quinn is chosen for the king's training school, he's amazed - but that is nothing compared to his shock when he is selected as one of the three mapmakers and finds himself on board a ship, competing for the big prize.
So begins Quinn's reluctant journey deep into the unknown, with only his photographic memory and skills learned on the farm to help him. He’s on a ship captained by a slave, with a stowaway girl on board – and a mysterious sea monster that seems to be following them. Hot on their trail are the other competitors for the king's prize, who will stop at nothing to win.
Perfect for readers who love stories filled with adventure and suspense, The Mapmaker Chronicles are one-part fantasy, one-part quest, one-part high-seas action. Filled with strong, feisty characters who learn resilience, perseverance and the importance of friendship, each book transports readers to faraway lands.
Themes include loyalty, friendship, class, gender, exploration, coming of age, and self-confidence.