Monday, November 12, 2012

Bibliophile's Corner

The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There
by Catherynne M. Valente

Flap Copy Description:
All is not well in fairyland...

September has longed to return to Fairlyland after her first adventure there. And when she finally does, she learns that its inhabitants have been losing their shadows - and their magic - to the world of Fairlyland-Below. This world has a new ruler: Halloween, the Hollow Queen, who is September's shadow. And Halloween has no intentions of giving Fairyland's shadows back.

My Thoughts:
The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There is the sequel to Ms. Valente's award-winning novel, The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In a Ship of Her Own Making - both middle grade books are marvelous! In this second book of the Fairyland series we see the protagonist - September - take on a life labyrinth and come out victorious once again. The whimsical language, imaginative characters, and phenomenal plot all make this novel one not to miss! Due to the advanced vocabulary I would recommend this magnificent middle grade novel to readers from the ages of ten and up.

To learn more about the author - Catherynne M. Valente - click here: http://www.catherynnemvalente.com/about/

6 comments:

  1. The titles are certainly a mouthful but they sound interesting.

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    1. I know what you mean, Sara. So much for keeping a children's book title short and sweet. HeHe!

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  2. Kids books sure have change since I was a little one. This book sounds fun!

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    1. I know what you mean, Loree. That's why I read so many MG books - my old favorites just aren't good representations of where kidlit is today. Thanks.

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    2. Thanks, Debbie. Hope you're doing well across the pond!

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