The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making
Publish date: June 7th 2012
Pages no: 328
Edition language: English
Series: Fairyland (#1)
Great title, eh? Cat Valente's The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland is a popular children's book that follows the adventures of September as she explores the many magical (and not so magical) places of Fairyland. I heard Cat Valente speak once and she is very interested in fairytales and folklore,...
There was so much to love here! The narrative style is just perfect. It was done similar to the way the Great Gatsby is narrated except that the tone was much more upbeat and playful. The tone was more like Flynn Ryder telling his kids the story about how he met Rapunzel in Tangled. The beginning i...
Just not my cup of tea. I can't even really articulate why, strangely. But if you want a few awesome stories based on fairy tales, I can recommend these: [bc:Uprooted|22544764|Uprooted|Naomi Novik|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1420795060s/22544764.jpg|41876730][bc:Enchantress from the Stars|1450946|...
But what September chiefly noticed were their hats.Any child knows what a witch looks like. The warts are important, yes, the hooked nose, the cruel smile. But it's the hat that cinches it: pointy and black with a wide rim. Plenty of people have warts and hooked noses and cruel smiles but are not wi...
Whimsical, magical, words fail me... I smiled through this entire book.
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