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The Emerald Circus

The Emerald Circus

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Overview

2018 World Fantasy Award winner

“The best book I’ve read in a long time.”
—Brandon Sanderson, author of Mistborn

Where is Wendy? Leading a labor strike against the Lost Boys, of course. In Jane Yolen’s first full collection in more than ten years discover new and uncollected tales of beloved characters, literary legends, and much more.

A Scottish academic unearths ancient evil in a fishing village. Edgar Allan Poe’s young bride is beguiled by a most unusual bird. Dorothy, lifted from Kansas, returns as a gymnastic sophisticate. Emily Dickinson dwells in possibility and sails away in a starship made of light. Alice’s wicked nemesis has jaws and claws but really needs a sense of humor.

Enter the Emerald Circus and be astonished by the transformations within.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616962739
Publisher: Tachyon Publications
Publication date: 11/14/2017
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 1,140,852
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Jane Yolen has been called the Hans Christian Andersen of America and the Aesop of the twentieth century. She is the author of over three hundred and fifty books, including children’s fiction, poetry, short stories, graphic novels, nonfiction, fantasy, and science fiction. Her publications include Owl Moon, The Devil’s Arithmetic, Briar Rose, Sister Emily’s Starship and Sister Light, Sister Dark. Among her many honors are the Caldecott and Christopher Medals, multiple Nebula World Fantasy, Mythopoeic, Golden Kite, and Jewish Book awards; the World Fantasy Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Science Fiction Poetry Grand Master Award. Yolen is also a teacher of writing and a book reviewer. She lives in Western Massachusetts and St. Andrew, Scotland.

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“The Hans Christian Andersen of America”

Newsweek

“The Aesop of the twentieth century”

The New York Times

"Jane Yolen is a gem in the diadem of science fiction and fantasy."

Analog

Praise for The Devil’s Arithmetic

“The book's simplicity is its strength; no comment is needed because the facts speak for themselves. This brave and powerful book has much it can teach a young audience.”

Publishers Weekly

"A triumphantly moving book."

Kirkus

[STARRED REVIEW] “[Yolen] adds much to understanding the effects of the Holocaust, which will reverberate throughout history, today and tomorrow."

School Library Journal

Praise for Sister Emily’s Lightship

“This is [Yolen’s] first collection of genre stories for adults and it has been worth the wait."

Publishers Weekly

"An outstanding collection."

Voice of Youth Advocates

Praise for Briar Rose

“Terrifically moving.”

The Washington Post

“Both heartbreaking and heartwarming, Yolen's novel is a compelling reminder of the Holocaust as well as a contemporary tale of secrets and romance.”

Booklist

Praise for Stone Angel

"[STARRED REVIEW] This story provides a wonderful addition to materials about World War II and the Holocaust, and is appropriate for even the gentlest of readers."

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Praise for Jane Yolen

“The Hans Christian Andersen of America”

Newsweek

“The Aesop of the twentieth century”

The New York Times

"Jane Yolen is a gem in the diadem of science fiction and fantasy."

Analog

Praise for The Devil’s Arithmetic

“The book's simplicity is its strength; no comment is needed because the facts speak for themselves. This brave and powerful book has much it can teach a young audience.”

Publishers Weekly

"A triumphantly moving book."

Kirkus

[STARRED REVIEW] “[Yolen] adds much to understanding the effects of the Holocaust, which will reverberate throughout history, today and tomorrow."

School Library Journal

Praise for Sister Emily’s Lightship

“This is [Yolen’s] first collection of genre stories for adults and it has been worth the wait."

Publishers Weekly

"An outstanding collection."

Voice of Youth Advocates

Praise for Briar Rose

“Terrifically moving.”

The Washington Post

“Both heartbreaking and heartwarming, Yolen's novel is a compelling reminder of the Holocaust as well as a contemporary tale of secrets and romance.”

Booklist

Praise for Stone Angel

"[STARRED REVIEW] This story provides a wonderful addition to materials about World War II and the Holocaust, and is appropriate for even the gentlest of readers."

School Library Connection

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