Wolfchild is an historical fantasy set in 1099 in the lost land of Lyonnesse near Cornwall. 10+. Shortlisted in Aurealis Awards 2004, Commended in the Open Holyer an Gof Awards, Cornwall 2004, CBCA Notable Book 2004. Published by Stone Table Books 2017 Previously published by Lothian (Imprint of Hachette)2003
Who is the wolfchild hiding in the high places? And why can't he come near the hamlet?
Wolfchild has been awarded a Commendation in the Holyer An Gof Gorseth Kernow Awards for Cornish books published in 2003. Wolfchild was shortlisted for the Aurealis Awards 2004.
"Another story that returns to the past in order to tell a compelling tale is Rosanne Hawke's poetic and wonderfully ambient 'Wolfchild'.
First of all I wanted to write about a boy who couldn't accept himself, who didn't like himself, and how that made him behave. It made me think of a wolf – a boy acting like a wildchild so people wouldn't come near. Then I thought of putting him in the setting of a Cornish legend – the one about Lord Trevelyan