by Sophie Masson
published 1998 Ligature untapped genre Fantasy · Young Adult
Tattercoats lives with her cold grandfather and has just two friends: a servant, Malkin, and a gooseherd, Pug. When an invitation arrives to a ball at the queen’s court, Tattercoats is desperate to go—how can Malkin and Pug help her get there?
First published in 1998, Cold Iron is an enticing novel of fantasy and magic inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream and the Cinderella-like fairytale ‘Tattercoats’, set in Elizabethan England.
Sophie Masson AM is an award-winning, bestselling author. She’s written over 70 books, mostly for children and young adults. For more visit www.sophiemasson.org.