Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Middle Grade Giveaway!

I've been given the opportunity to giveaway a copy of the awesome new middle grade book The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente! Check out the trailer below:



More info:
"Twelve-year-old September lives in Omaha, and used to have an ordinary life, until her father went to war and her mother went to work. One day, September is met at her kitchen window by a Green Wind (taking the form of a gentleman in a green jacket), who invites her on an adventure, implying that her help is needed in Fairyland. The new Marquess is unpredictable and fickle, and also not much older than September. 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. September is already making new friends, including a book-loving Wyvern and a mysterious boy named Saturday.

With exquisite illustrations by acclaimed artist Ana Juan, Fairyland lives up to the sensation it created when the author first posted it online. For readers of all ages who love the charm of Alice in Wonderland and the soul of The Golden Compass, here is a reading experience unto itself: unforgettable, and so very beautiful."


This contest is only open to those with US and Canada mailing addresses. Sorry! To enter, just leave your name and email address (be sure to write it something like "yourname [at] gmail [dot] com" to avoid the spam bots!) Winner will be chosen at random on June 28th. I will email the winner. If I don't get a response in 24 hours. I will choose another winner.

There's no need to do anything for extra points, but if you want to spread the word to other MG lovers that would be great!

22 comments:

Robin K said...

Would love to win and share this with my girl :)

robin [at] intensewhisper [dot] com

SusieBookworm (Susanna) said...

Thanks for the giveaway!

susanna DOT pyatt AT student DOT rcsnc DOT org

Vivien said...

Thanks for the giveaway!

Vivien
deadtossedwaves at gmail dot com

Martha Lawson said...

Enter me please, looks cute!

follow on gfc

mlawson17 at hotmail dot com

April said...

thanks for the great giveaway!

April
aeh0001 at auburn dot edu

Rue said...

Looks like a great read. Thanks for the chance to win! ruthann(dot) francis (at) gmail (dot) com

Carol M said...

I would love to win this for my granddaughter! Thank you!
mittens0831 at aol dot com

Pam Harris said...

Thanks for the contest--this book looks adorable. :)

Pam Harris
pamharris1981 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Tore said...

Thanks for the giveaway. Please enter me in contest. Tore923@aol.com

Blissfulrains said...

Hope to win! (:

blissfulrains(at)yahoo(dot)com

TheGirlOnFire said...

This looks so good! Thanks!

thegirlonfire27 at gmail dot com

Jenny N. said...

The trailer looked really good so I think I will like the book too.

jen4777[at]hotmail.com

Tiffany Drew said...

This book looks so good! I love the cover, adorable. I would love to read this with my daughter, we would both love it :)

jaidahsmommy(at)comcast(dot)net

Elleira said...

This sounds really cool, and the trailer is the cutest! Love the animation A LOT :P

arielle(dot)yeap [at] gmail [dot] com

Lori M. Lee said...
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Nicole Zoltack said...

I would love to win this book!

Nicole.Zoltack at gmail dot com

Jessy said...

Sounds good to me! Thanks~

findjessyhere at gmail dot com

Alicia said...

Wow. Long title..but one I won't forget.

aliciacald at gmail dot com

Scoot said...

This sounds like a fun read! Thanks! seescootread[at]gmail[dot]com

Rochelle (Books Like Stars) said...

Thanks for the giveaway!

bookslikestars [at] gmail [dot] come

Sarah Heacox said...

Awesome! I saw the author do a reading from this book recently--loved it!

sarah [dot] heacox [at] gmail [dot] com

JP said...

I've always heard fantastic things about this one! juanpablo.m.sullivan(at)gmail.com

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