The Graveyard Book

byNeil GaimanIllustratorDave McKean Foreword byMargaret Atwood

September 30, 2008|
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
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Reinforced Library Binding
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The original hardcover edition of a perennial favorite, The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, which has sold more than one million copies and is the only novel to win both the Newbery Medal and the Carnegie Medal. 

Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place—he's the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians' time as well as their ghostly teachings—such as the ability to Fade so mere mortals cannot see him.

Can a boy raised by ghosts face the wonders and terrors of the worlds of both the living and the dead?

The Graveyard Book is the winner of the Newbery Medal, the Carnegie Medal, the Hugo Award for best novel, the Locus Award for Young Adult novel, the American Bookseller Association’s “Best Indie Young Adult Buzz Book,” a Horn Book Honor, and Audio Book of the Year.

Neil Richard MacKinnon Gaiman was born in Portchester, England on November 10, 1960. Gaiman worked as a journalist and freelance writer for a time, before deciding to try his hand at comic books. Some of his work has appeared in publications such as Time Out, The Sunday Times, Punch and The Observer. His first comic endeavor was the gr...
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Title:The Graveyard Book
Format:Reinforced Library Binding
Product dimensions:320 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1.14 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1.14 in
Published:September 30, 2008
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:9 - 12
ISBN - 13:9780060530938

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