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

By Catherynne M. Valente; Catherynne Valente (Read by)

Brilliance Audio, Compact Disc, 9781455875641, 6pp.

Publication Date: May 8, 2012

Description

"This is a kind of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by way of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" it's the sort of book one doesn't want to end." "Publisher's Weekly," starred review

September is a girl who longs for adventure. When she is invited to Fairyland by a Green Wind and a Leopard, well, of course she accepts. (Mightn t you?) But Fairyland is in turmoil, and it will take one twelve-year-old girl, a book-loving dragon, and a strange and almost human boy named Saturday to vanquish an evil Marquess and restore order.



About the Author
Catherynne M. Valente is an author, poet, and sometime critic who has been known to write as many as six impossible things before breakfast. She is to blame for over a dozen works of fiction and poetry, including The Orphan's Tales, Palimpsest, Deathless, and The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making. She has won the Tiptree Award, the Andre Norton Award, the Mythopoeic Award, the Lambda Award, the Rhysling Award, and the Million Writers Award for best web fiction. She lives on an island off the coast of Maine with her partner, two dogs, an enormous cat, and a slightly less enormous accordion.

Catherynne M. Valente is a NYTimes-bestselling fantasy / SF author, whose novels include Palimpsest, Deathless, and The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making. In 2011, the latter book ranked #8 on the NYTimes bestseller list. Its sequel, The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There, was #5 on Time's Best Fiction of 2012. She has won the James Tiptree Jr. Award and three Locus Awards. As part of the SF Squeecast, she has won two Hugo Awards.