Hardie Grant

The Velvet Messenger - Hardback Book


Best-selling illustrator Megan Hess shines in this astonishing new fairytale about the daughter of a locksmith, who finds a strange key belonging to the queen.

Young Violet May lives deep in the winter forest with her mother, the most renowned locksmith in the village. Violet's mother has taught her many things, but the two most important were how to pick a lock in an emergency, and to always trust your instincts – and she'll need both if she wants to solve the mystery of the key left in the snow one cold morning ...

A mysterious, heartwarming fairytale about trusting your gut. 

The second thrilling picture book in Megan Hess's Young Queens Collection, a series of original fairytales about young girls coming into their own power. Every girl has a queen inside!