'In layer upon layer of detail a beautiful coming-of-age story emerges, a tale about learning to rescue yourself rather than falling accidentally into the happily-ever-after' New York Times 'Hale tells the goose girl's story with imagination and a tremendous devotion to the texture of the world in which the narrative unfolds.' The Guardian 'A masterpiece that will win a permanent place in children's hearts'. The Independent 'A sophisticated fairy story that will appeal to girls with a taste for adventure and romance' Financial Times
About the Author
The Goose Girl was Shannon Hale's powerful debut in the world of children's fiction, followed by the wonderful Enna Burning, also published by Bloomsbury.