The Fairyland Boxed Set

The Fairyland Boxed Set

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Catherynne M. Valente's New York Times-bestselling Fairyland series, beautifully illustrated by Ana Juan, is one of the most extraordinary works of fantasy, for adults or children (Time magazine).

Twelve-year-old September's life in Omaha, Nebraska goes topsy-turvy when her father is sent off to war and her mother to work. But she has her own adventures to look forward to when a gentleman identifying himself as the Green Wind invites her on an adventure to Fairyland, where royals reign, and mythological and magical creatures thrive.

This paperback boxed set includes all five books in the Fairyland series:

- (1) copy of The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making 9781250010193
- (1) copy of The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There 9781250034120
- (1) copy of The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two 9781250050618
- (1) copy of The Boy Who Lost Fairyland 9781250073327
- (1) copy of The Girl Who Raced Fairyland All the Way Home 9781250104014
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Product details

  • Paperback
  • 140 x 210 x 101.6mm | 1,338.1g
  • New York
  • English
  • 125080843X
  • 9781250808431
  • 518,353

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The Fairyland Series:

"One of the most extraordinary works of fantasy, for adults or children, published so far this century." --Time magazine, on the Fairyland series

"The rules of realism in Valente's universe are not simply bent or ignored, but systematically and gleefully reversed." --The New Yorker

"A glorious balancing act between modernism and the Victorian Fairy Tale, done with heart and wisdom." --Neil Gaiman, Newbery Award-winning author of The Graveyard Book

"September is a clever, fun, stronghearted addition to the ranks of bold, adventurous girls. Valente's subversive storytelling is sheer magic." --Tamora Pierce, author of The Immortals Series

"A mad, toothsome romp of a fairy tale -- full of oddments, whimsy, and joy." --Holly Black, author of Zombies vs. Unicorns and the Spiderwick Chronicles

"Amusing, wrenching, and thought-provoking." --The Horn Book

"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." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"[Fairyland creates] a world as bizarre and enchanting as any Wonderland or Oz and a heroine as curious, resourceful and brave as any Alice or Dorothy. Complex, rich and memorable." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"This book is quite simply a gold mine." --Booklist, starred review
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About Catherynne M Valente

Catherynne M. Valente, the acclaimed author of many books for adults, made her children's book debut with The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making, a New York Times children's bestseller and winner of the Andre Norton Award. She lives on an island off the coast of Maine.

Ana Juan is a world-renowned illustrator known in the United States for her wonderful covers for The New Yorker magazine, as well as the children's books The Night Eater and Frida, written by Jonah Winter. She lives in Spain.
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