The Graveyard Book

Author(s): NEil Gaiman; Chris Riddell (Illustrator)

Fantasy

Ten years after its original publication, behold the bewitching anniversary edition of the classic children's novel The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, printed on luxurious paper, and featuring gorgeous flaps, spellbinding illustrations from Chris Riddell and an exclusive new introduction by Margaret AtwoodWINNER of the 2010 CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL and the 2009 JOHN NEWBERY MEDAL'Every page is crowded with invention, both funny and scary' PATRICK NESS 'A tale of unforgettable enchantment' NEW YORK TIMESNobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if he didn't live in a graveyard, raised and educated by ghosts. There are dangers and adventures for Bod in the graveyard. But it is in the land of the living that the real danger lurks, for it is there that the man Jack lives ... WINNER OF THE LOCUS YOUNG ADULT AWARDWINNER OF THE HUGO BEST NOVEL PRIZEWINNER OF THE BOOKTRUST TEENAGE AWARD

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An astounding novel by hugely popular author Neil Gaiman An astonishingly original blend of fantasy, humour, ghost story and family drama Eight chapters, many dead people and one live boy comprise this original, funny and gripping story

Winner of Hugo Award: Novel Category 2009 and John Newbery Medal 2009 and Booktrust Teenage Prize 2009. Shortlisted for Kate Greenaway Medal 2010 and Carnegie Medal 2010.

'Thrilling, elegant and joyously macabre. You will love it to death' Holly Black, author of The Spiderwick Chronicles 'One of the joys of reading Gaiman is how he subverts our expectations of magic, horror, fantasy and the mundane' The Times 'This brief, dark, savoury adventure deserves to become a modern classic of children's writing' Independent on Sunday 'Suspenseful, well-told and touching' The Sunday Times

Neil Gaiman is the multi-award-winning and bestselling author of Coraline and Stardust, both of which are major motion films. Neil also writes screenplays for other people's films as well as books for adults and picture books for younger readers. Neil is British and lives in the USA. He travels extensively promoting his books.

General Fields

  • : 9780747594802
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Bloomsbury Children's Books
  • : October 2009
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : NEil Gaiman; Chris Riddell (Illustrator)
  • : Paperback
  • : Children's ed
  • : Chris Riddell
  • : English
  • : Fic
  • : 298
  • : Horror & ghost stories, chillers
  • : Illustrations