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Catherynne M. Valente

Biography

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. She lives on an island off the coast of Maine with her husband.

Catherynne M. Valente

Books by Catherynne M. Valente

Written by Catherynne M. Valente and illustrated by Ana Juan - Children's, Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Fiction

After all the waiting, dreaming and planning, September has made it back to Fairyland. However, all is not well there. The last time she visited Fairyland, September sacrificed her shadow to save another. Now, that shadow has become Halloween, the Hollow Queen. As ruler of Fairyland Below, Halloween is stealing shadows from the folk of Fairyland and with them, their magic. September, determined to set things right, embarks upon a quest to Fairyland Below.

Written by Catherynne M. Valente and illustrated by Ana Juan - Children's, Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Fiction

September misses Fairyland and her friends Ell, the Wyverary and the boy Saturday. She longs to leave the routines of home and embark on a new adventure. Little does she know that this time, she will be spirited away to the moon, reunited with her friends, and find herself faced with saving Fairyland from a moon-Yeti with great and mysterious powers.

Written by Catherynne M. Valente and illustrated by Ana Juan - Children's, Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Fiction

Twelve-year-old September lives in Omaha and used to have an ordinary life, until one day, September is met at her kitchen window by a Green Wind, who invites her on an adventure, implying that her help is needed in Fairyland. 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.