Ein wirklich wundervolles Buch, auf das ich schon seit längerem mein Auge geworfen habe. Und ich liebe es schon, bevor ich überhaupt den ersten richtigen Satz gelesen habe, denn allein das Personenregister ist ..einfach nur fantastisch. ^^
Und die Illustrationen aus der Feder von Ana Juan sind definitiv mindestens einen Blick wert.
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.