Goose Girl

by Shannon Hale

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Product Description

Anidori-Kiladra Talianna Isilee, Crown Princess of Kildenree, spends the first years of her life under her aunt's guidance learning to communicate with animals. As she grows up Ani develops the skills of animal speech, but is never comfortable speaking with people, so when her silver-tongued lady-in-waiting leads a mutiny during Ani's journey to be married in a foreign land, Ani is helpless and cannot persuade anyone to assist her. Becoming a goose girl for the king, Ani eventually uses her own special, nearly magical powers to find her way to her true destiny. Shannon Hale has woven an incredible, original and magical tale of a girl who must find her own unusual talents before she can become queen of the people she has made her own.

About the Author

Shannon Hale

New York Times best-selling author Shannon Hale knew at age ten it was her destiny to become a writer. She has quested deep into fairytales in such enchanting books as The Goose Girl, Book of a Thousand Days, Rapunzel's Revenge, Newbery Honor winner Princess Academy, Ever After High: The Storybook of Legends and Ever After HIgh: The Unfairest of Them All. With the princely and valiant writer Dean Hale, Shannon co-authored four charming children, who are free to follow their own destinies. Just so long as they get to bed on time.

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Reviews

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(based upon 6 reviews)

FANTASTIC
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

You have to be patient and persistent with this book because the beginning can be VERY slow, but once your past that it is wonderful! It has such a good positive message toward young girls about finding your inner strength to accomplish things you didnʻt think you could, and overcoming our weaknesses. The romance is also clean and cute. A great read for younger girls and a fun fairytale treat for adults.

Really Enjoyable
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

This is an amazing book.Its a wonderful story that you'll want to read over and over again!

Wish I had read this book when I was a teen...
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful retelling of a classic (and overlooked) Grimm fairy tale. Shannon Hale finds meaning in the original tale and weaved her own magic. The prose is beautiful, the heroine shows growth and development, there is action, suspense and romance. I love this book. I wish I had read it as a teen- it is the type of book that makes you want to stand a little taller and reach your true potential. Highly recommended!

Awesome
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

Goose Girl is an enthralling book that sucks you right in. A mysterious power, love, adventure. It has what readers look for. I really loved this book.

Cute Version
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

I thought this was such a thoroughly captivating story. I love how in-depth the story goes with all the characters I definitely reccomend this book to all-ages.

WONDERFUL BOOK congrats on GOOSE GIRL!
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

I would strongly recommend this book to any youth or adult......IT IS WONDERFUL! If you want to be on the edge of your seat all day and night, then read this book. It's cute and amazing!!!Open this book and read.......it's awesome!! It's an action and a romance story packed into one. Then you can read the sequel to Goose girl which is Enna Burning!!!

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