The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two by Catherynne M. Valente

The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two

Written by Catherynne M. Valente
Part of the Fairyland Series

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The third story in this best-selling series about September and her magical adventures in Fairyland. Back from her second adventure, September finds keeping the secret of the enchanting world of Fairyland almost impossible. She longs to return and to see her friends there. Just when she’s almost despaired of ever going back, September finds she is back – after a brisk lecture on prepositions. A thrilling new adventure unfolds during which September plays a vital role in saving Fairyland from the moon-Yeti and his dastardly plan. A roller coaster of magical invention this story is vividly realised creating a wonderful world view for its readers.

There are three books in this extraordinary fairy series..

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

The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There

The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two

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We asked a number of our readers to review the first in this series, The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own's what one thought....'An astounding and truly fantastical tale. Lose yourself in it and let you imagination run wild!'

You can read more reviews for this magical story here.


The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two by Catherynne M. Valente

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.

Get swept away to Fairyland with September and join her on her latest adventure in The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two.

Click here to visit a Catherynne M. Valente's website where you can find out more about Fairyland.


Praise for the Fairyland series:

'Catherynne Valente has, with a minimum of fuss, written one of the great young-adult fantasy diptychs since Lewis Carroll.' Lev Grossman, Time Magazine

About the Author

Catherynne M. Valente

Catherynne M. Valente is a New York Times bestselling author of fantasy and science fiction novels, short stories, and poetry. She writes children’s, YA and adult fiction. She has received huge critical acclaim in the US and has won the Andre Norton Award, the Hugo award, the Locus Award, the Tiptree Award, the Mythopoeic Award, the Rhysling Award and the Million Writers Award. She has also been nominated for Hugo and Nebula awards.

Catherynne began September's adventures in instalments on the Web; the project won legions of fans and also the CultureGeek Best Web Fiction of the Decade award.

She lives on an island off the coast of Maine with her partner, two dogs, an enormous cat, six chickens and a red accordion.

© Photographer Annaliese Moyer

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352 pages


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Publication date

21st August 2014




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