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The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making


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Twelve-year-old September lives in Omaha, and used to have an ordinary life, until her father went to war and her mother went to work. One day, September is met at her kitchen window by a Green Wind (taking the form of a gentleman in a green jacket), who invites her on an adventure, implying that her help is needed in Fairyland. The new Marquess is unpredictable and fickle, and also not much older than September. Only September can retrieve a talisman the Marquess wants from the enchanted woods, and if she doesn't . . . then the Marquess will make life impossible for the inhabitants of Fairyland. September is already making new friends, including a book-loving Wyvern and a mysterious boy named Saturday.

Date May-2011
ISBN13 9781250010193
Publisher Square Fish
Formats Print / eBook / Audio
Pages 247
Age Level Kids (12 & Under), Kids: Middle Grade (10-14)
Genre Speculative Fiction
Sub-Genres Science Fiction / Fantasy
People / Creatures Dragons
Awards 2011 Kirkus Reviews -- Starred Review (*), 2011 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*), 2012 Locus Award -- Young Adult (Winner), 2011 Booklist -- Starred Review (*)