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The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making
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The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making (Paperback)
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September is a twelve-year-old girl, Somewhat Grown and Somewhat Heartless, and she longs for adventure. So when a Green Wind and a Leopard of Little Breezes invite her to Fairyland - well, of course, she accepts (mightn't you?). When she gets there, she finds a land crushed by the iron rule of a villainous Marquess - she soon discovers that she alone holds the key to restoring order. Having read enough books to know what a girl with a quest must do, September sets out to Fix Things. As September forges her way through Fairyland, with a book-loving dragon and a boy named Saturday by her side, she makes many friends and mistakes, losing her shadow, her shoes and her way. But she finds adventure, courage, a rather special Spoon, and a lot more besides...



Children'sFiction & true storiesGeneral fiction Publisher: Constable and Robinson Publication Date: 07/06/2012 ISBN-13: 9781780338330  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Catherynne M. Valente began September's adventures in instalments on the Web; the project won legions of fans and also the CultureGeek Best Web Fiction of the Decade award. She lives with her husband on an island off the coast of Maine. She has written many novels for adults, but this is her children's book debut.

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There is much to like about this book, and it is certainly good fun. But it is a little "quirky" with an oh so self-conscious Q, which is, at times, quite grating.

- 02/12/2012
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A book that lives up to its absolutely magical title.

Lauren Kate - 15/06/2012

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