Wildsmith: Into the Dark Forest
by Liz Flanagan
Books > Children's - Just Starting Out
The first in a new series Into the Dark Forest follows Rowan as she flees her hometown to live with her grandfather. Set in a rich fantasy world brimming with mythical creatures and accompanied by Joe Todd-Stanton’s distinct and charming illustrations. This is an enchanting read for 8-year-olds and up.
When war threatens her beloved city, Rowan and her mother must flee to the Dark Forest, meeting Grandpa and his white wolf Arto for the first time.
Though she misses her father, Rowan makes new friends – including a trio of powerful witches. When she rescues a baby dragon from poachers, she discovers the secret of her own identity. Could Rowan really be a wildsmith?
Fostering a whole clutch of dragons, the summer speeds by. But when danger threatens, Rowan and Grandpa must call on all their friends for help.