What people are saying about The Mapmaker Chronicles

Part fantasy quest, part peril on the high seas, Race to the End of the World is rollicking fun. Not since Emily Rodda’s Deltora Quest series has there been such an exciting adventure tale from an Australian author ... perfect for readers aged 8 to 12 who are looking for some escapism in the sea of contemporary stories." – Holly Harper, readings.com.au
Stories as vivid and utterly engaging as The Mapmaker Chronicles are rare...if you need a Christmas book for a reader (male or female) from about 9+, this is it!" Megan Daley, Children's Book Daily
Mystery, monsters, murder and mayhem all feature in this action-packed adventure that will appeal to boys and girls alike." Kids' Book Review
Buy it immediately for any lad over eight who is a keen reader. A quest, a reluctant hero, shenanigans on the high seas, monsters, maps, overcoming self-doubt and the power of friendship (and forgiveness). What more could a boy want? You know you are onto an absolute winner when your son tries to look for the next book in the series on your iPad. When queried, Mr 10 said: "That was just the most amazing book. When can I get the next one?"" Kirsty Manning-Wilcox, The Reading Tree
The author's good imagination coupled with plenty of action propels this initial book of the trilogy to a satisfying end leaving a sense of longing for the second, Prisoner of the Black Hawk, to arrive. Readers will have to be patient until 2015." Hilary Smillie, Buzz Words Magazine