The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There - Fairyland 3 (Paperback)
  • The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There - Fairyland 3 (Paperback)

The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There - Fairyland 3 (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 17/01/2013
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In the kingdom of Fairyland-Below, preparations are underway for the annual Revels ...but aboveground, the creatures of Fairyland are in no mood for a party. It has been a long time since young September bid farewell to Fairyland, and she is excited to see it again; but upon her return she is shocked to find that her friends have been losing their shadows, and therefore their magic, to the kingdom of Fairyland-Below...It spells certain disaster and September won't stand for it. Determined to make amends, she travels down into the underworld where, among creatures of ice and moonlight, she encounters a face she recognizes all too well: Halloween, the Hollow Queen. Only then does September realize what she must do to save Fairyland from slipping into the mundane world forever. Come and join in the Revels with September and her friends. But be warned: in Fairyland-Below, even the best of friends aren't always what they seem ...Praise for Cat Valente's FAIRYLAND series: 'A glorious balancing act between modernism and the Victorian fairy tale, done with heart and wisdom.' Neil Gaiman. 'An Alice in Wonderland for the 21st century...So effortless, so vivid, so funny. Every page has a phrase or observation to savour and her characters are wondrous creations.' Sunday Telegraph. 'A charming modern fairytale...with a knowing twinkle in its eye.' Telegraph. 'A whole esoteric world of whimsy - Alice meets the Wizard of Oz meets the Persephone story with a whiff of Narnia.' Independent on Sunday. 'Bundles of imagination and wry wit...This is a sophisticated world of forfeits, paradoxes and tricks.' Financial Times. 'Catherynne Valente has, with a minimum of fuss, written one of the great young-adult fantasy diptychs since Lewis Carroll.' Lev Grossman, Time Magazine

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9781780338446

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“A modern fairy tale”

This is a sequel and tells the story of September, a 13 year old girl who returns to Fairyland in search of her missing shadow and the adventures she encounters along the way. A thoroughly enjoyable book which I am... More

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19th December 2012
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“A brilliant sequel!”

I couldn't wait for this to come out as I absolutely loved the first book in the series and desperately wanted to return to fairyland. I wasn't disappointed as if anything the second book is even better.... More

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20th February 2013
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“Fantastic use of language”

The inventive and entertaining use of language in this book captivated me from the very start making it a real pleasure to read for that alone. The story follows the adventures of the girl of the title and her quest... More

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13th January 2013
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