Coraline

Neil Gaiman (Author) P. Craig Russell (Illustrator)
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Description

Neil Gaiman's enchanting, nationally bestselling children's book Coraline is brought to new life by acclaimed artist P. Craig Russell in this gorgeously illustrated graphic novel adaptation.

When Coraline steps through a door to find another house strangely similar to her own (only better), things seem marvelous.

But there's another mother there, and another father, and they want her to stay and be their little girl. They want to change her and never let her go.

Coraline will have to fight with all her wit and courage if she is to save herself and return to her ordinary life.

Product Details

Price
$10.99  $10.11
Publisher
HarperCollins
Publish Date
May 05, 2009
Pages
186
Dimensions
6.16 X 0.51 X 8.88 inches | 0.88 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780060825454

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About the Author

Neil Gaiman is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty books, including Norse Mythology, Neverwhere, and The Graveyard Book. Among his numerous literary awards are the Newbery and Carnegie medals, and the Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, and Will Eisner awards. Originally from England, he now lives in America.

P. Craig Russell lives in Kent, Ohio, and has spent forty years producing graphic novels, comic books, and illustrations. He is well-known for his graphic novel adaptations of Neil Gaiman's Coraline and Sandman: The Dream Hunters, as well as his Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde series. His work ranges from such mainstream titles as Batman, Star Wars, and Conan to adaptations of classic operas and a Jungle Book series. He has won several Harvey and Eisner Awards.

Reviews

"This graphic novel is as dark, creepy, and brilliant as anything out there."--Chicago Tribune
"A virtuoso adaptation...a master of fantastical landscapes, Russell sharpens the realism of his imagery, preserving the humanity of the characters and heightening the horror, even as Gaiman's concise storytelling ratchets up the eeriness."--Booklist (starred review)
"This adaptation of Neil Gaiman's novel reads as though it were intended for the graphic novel format in the first place.... Russell's illustrations suit the tone of the story perfectly.--School Library Journal (starred review)
"A deliciously dark graphic adaptation of Gaiman's modern classic...sure to delight established fans and to mesmerize newcomers."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)