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The Monsters of Rookhaven - Pádraig Kenny

The Monsters of Rookhaven - Pádraig Kenny

These books are from a limited, Independent Bookshop exclusive, signed, stamped and numbered first edition.

Title: The Monsters of Rookhaven

Author:  Pádraig Kenny

ISBN:  9781529050509

Weight:  847g

Independent Bookshop signed, stamped and numbered limited first edition, first printing



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The Monsters of Rookhaven by Pádraig Kenny

Sometimes the monsters take us.  Sometimes we become the monsters.

Mirabelle has always known she is a monster.  When the glamour protecting her unusual family from the human world is torn and an orphaned brother and sister stumble upon Rookhaven, Mirabelle soon discovers that friendship can be found in the outside world.

But as something far more sinister comes to threaten them all, it quickly becomes clear that the true monsters aren’t necessarily the ones you can see.

A thought-provoking, chilling and beautifully written novel, Pádraig Kenny’s The Monsters of Rookhhaven, stunningly illustrated by Edward Bettison, explores difference and empathy through the eyes of characters you won’t want to let go.

Peer & Press Reviews

Kenny embraces a new Gothic sensibility in this memorable, nuanced novel that pairs real chills with empathy and emotion.

The Bookseller

A stunning book… a brand new take on the monster story.

Eoin Colfer

Unique, thrilling and moving… with its timely – yet timeless – message of choosing empathy over fear, The Monsters of Rookhaven is proof that Pádraig Kenny is one of the best children’s writers around.

Shane Hegarty, author of Darkmouth

Bibliographic Info

Attribute Details
Title The Monsters of Rookhaven
Illustrator Edward Bettison
Book Features
Edition / printing Independent bookshop exclusive first edition, first printing
Edition background

Macmillan Children’s Books published this special signed and numbered (1250 copies) limited edition.

The book’s have a signature page, tipped-in before the title page.  Printed on this page is the title, the phrase ‘Independent Bookshop Limited Edition Signed by the author’, and the book’s printed number.  This page is also stamped with an image of a rook in red ink.

The reverse of this page is printed with a dated letter from Pádraig Kenny about his love for Independent Bookshops.

Available numbers Allocated on a low to high, first come, first served basis.
Overall condition Fine / Fine (see our article on Condition Grades)
Signed On the tipped-in signature / number page
Stamped With an image of a rook in red ink
Book Stats
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Imprint Macmillan Children’s Books
Age guide 09+
Publication date
Printed by CPI Group (UK) Ltd, Croydon
ISBN 13 9781529050509
ISBN 10 1529050502
Format Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages 323
Size (h x w x d) 223 x 143 x 34mm

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