Coraline

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Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
HarperCollins
Publish Date
Pages
176
Dimensions
5.79 X 8.57 X 0.71 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780380977789
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About the Author

Neil Gaiman is the author of the New York Times best-selling A View from the Cheap Seats, The Ocean at the End of the Lane, The Graveyard Book, Coraline, Neverwhere, and the Sandman series of graphic novels, among other works. His fiction has received Newbery, Carnegie, Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, and Will Eisner Awards. His novel American Gods aired as a TV series in 2017. Originally from England, he lives in the United States, where he is a professor at Bard College.

Dave McKean is best known for his work on Neil Gaiman's Sandman series of graphic novels and for his CD covers for musicians from Tori Amos to Alice Cooper. He also illustrated Neil Gaiman's picture books The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish, The Wolves in the Walls, and Crazy Hair. He is a cult figure in the comic book world, and is also a photographer.

Reviews

"Gaiman's tale is inventive, scary, thrilling and finally affirmative. Readers young and old will find something to startle them."--Washington Post Book World
"Beautifully spooky. Gaiman actually seems to understand the way children think. "--Christian Science Monitor
"Chilly, finely-wrought prose, a truly weird setting and a fable that taps into our most uncomfortable fears."--Times Educational Supplement
"A modern ghost story with all the creepy trimmings...Well done."--New York Times Book Review
"Gaiman's pacing is superb, and he steers the tension of the tale with a deft and practiced narrative touch."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
" Walk through the door and you'll believe in love, magic, and the power of good over evil."--USA Today
"A deliciously scary book that we loved reading together as a family."--Orson Scott Card
"So wonderfully whimsical that readers of all ages will hungrily devour itCoraline is destined to become a classic.--Globe and Mail (Toronto)
"A truly creepy tale. Beware those button eyes!"--Family Fun Magazine
"It has the delicate horror of the finest fairy tales, and it is a masterpiece."--Terry Pratchett
"The most splendidly original, weird, and frightening book I have read, and yet full of things children will love."--Diana Wynne Jones
"Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, rise to your feet and applaud: Coraline is the real thing."--Philip Pullman, The Guardian
"A magnificently creepy story...Coraline is spot on."--Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review
"Coraline is by turns creepy and funny, bittersweet and playful...can be read quickly and enjoyed deeply."--San Francisco Chronicle Book Review
"An electrifyingly creepy tale likely to haunt young readers for many moons."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)