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McKean, Dave

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Most widely held works by Dave McKean
The graveyard book by Neil Gaiman( Book )

32 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 7,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the grisly murder of his entire family, a toddler wanders into a graveyard where the ghosts and other supernatural residents agree to raise him as one of their own
Coraline by Neil Gaiman( Book )

77 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 17 languages and held by 4,897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking for excitement, Coraline ventures through a mysterious door into a world that is similar, yet disturbingly different from her own, where she must challenge a gruesome entity in order to save herself, her parents, and the souls of three others
The wolves in the walls by Neil Gaiman( Book )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy is sure there are wolves living in the walls of her house, although others in her family disagree, and when the wolves come out, the adventure begins
The day I swapped my dad for two goldfish by Neil Gaiman( Book )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy swaps his father for two goldfish, but when his mother sends him to retrieve his dad, he learns that his somewhat boring, newspaper-reading father has been traded on down the line
The Sandman : the kindly ones by Neil Gaiman( Book )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother's desire for revenge over her kidnapped child sets the Kindly Ones (known also as The Furies) on the trail of Dream of the Endless. What they set in motion will demand a huge sacrifice before all is said and done
Crazy hair by Neil Gaiman( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bonnie encounters all sorts of exotic animals and marvelous things inside a man's voluminous hair
Varjak Paw by S. F Said( Book )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guided by the spirit of his legendary Mesopotamian ancestor, Jalal, Varjak Paw, a pure-bred cat, leaves his home and pampered existence and sets out to save his family from the evil Gentleman who took away their owner, the Contessa
Wizard and glass /Stephen King by Stephen King( Book )

32 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roland, the last gunslinger, and his band of followers escape one world only to slip into the next where Roland reflects upon past adventures and about his one true love
Arkham Asylum : a serious house on serious earth by Grant Morrison( Book )

33 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Led by the Joker, the inmates have taken over Arkham Asylum, Gotham's mental illness detention center, and are holding the staff hostage. Their demands are many, but one stands out: they want Batman ... in there ... with them. Batman takes their challenge to save the hostages, but risks losing his own sanity in the process. Includes the annoted script for the comic and original page layouts
Mouse, bird, snake, wolf by David Almond( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using sticks, leaves, and clay, Little Ben makes a mouse, Sue, a bird, and Harry, a snake, but when they create a terrifying wolf that turns on them, Little Ben must summon the courage to save them
MirrorMask by Neil Gaiman( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl from a family of circus performers finds herself in a strange new world populated by mysterious creatures--a dreamworld in which she is about to embark on a most amazing journey, in a full-colour graphic novella based on the Sony Pictures fantasy film. Helena is about to embark on a most amazing journey. Raised in a family of circus performers, she's always dreamed of leading a more ordinary life. But when haunting music draws her into a strange and magical realm, one where anything can happen, her real life is stolen by a runaway from the other side. Helena must rescue the realm from chaos in order to win back her own not-so-ordinary life. MirrorMask is a breathtaking film written by bestselling author Neil Gaiman and brought to life through the vision of acclaimed artist and director Dave McKean. This original novella is Helena's tale in her own voice, written by master storyteller Neil Gaiman and accompanied by original art by Dave McKean and images from the film; it is a stunning and magical journey
The Sandman : overture by Neil Gaiman( Book )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Twenty-five years since THE SANDMAN first changed the landscape of modern comics, Neil Gaiman's legendary series is back in a deluxe hardcover edition! THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE heralds New York Times best-selling writer Neil Gaiman's return to the art form that made him famous, ably abetted by artistic luminary JH Williams III (BATWOMAN, PROMETHEA), whose lush, widescreen images provide an epic scope to The Sandman's origin story. From the birth of a galaxy to the moment that Morpheus is captured, THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE will feature cameo appearances by fan-favorite characters such as The Corinthian, Merv Pumpkinhead and, of course, the Dream King's siblings: Death, Desire, Despair, Delirium, Destruction and Destiny"--
MirrorMask by Dave McKean( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl has an extremely vivid & symbolic dream the night before her mother goes in for surgery
The outlaw Varjak Paw by S. F Said( Book )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a harsh winter, Varjak Paw, a cat with great powers, leads his companions as they search for food, elude dangerous gangs, and hope to locate a hidden city where they can all be safe
Un chien Andalou by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in French and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in the subjective language of the unconscious, this early avant-grade film appears as fresh today as when it first appeared
Slog's dad by David Almond( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Slog's father died he promised to return for one last visit in the spring, but when Slog spots a scruffy man on a bench outside the butcher shop and identifies him as his father, his best friend Davie is skeptical
Death : the high cost of living by Neil Gaiman( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the pages of The Sandman Library, Neil Gaiman tells the story of the one day every hundred years when Death, older sister of The Sandman, walks among humans to gain a better understanding of their lives and the ways they must meet her in the end
The sandman : a game of you by Neil Gaiman( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take an apartment house, mix in a drag queen, a lesbian couple, some talking animals, a talking severed head, a confused heroine, and the deadly Cuckoo. Stir vigorously with a hurricane and Morpheus himself and you get this fifth installment of the Sandman series. This story stars Barbie, who first makes an appearance in The Doll's House, who here finds herself a princess in a vivid dreamworld
Black orchid by Neil Gaiman( Book )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plant/human hybrid superhero called Black Orchid goes on a spiritual journey in the wake of her death, during which she reviews her life, investigates her origins, and is given the opportunity to avenge herself
The Sandman : the wake by Neil Gaiman( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient gods, old friends, and even enemies gather to remember and pay tribute in the strangest wake ever held. And, at the end of his life, William Shakespeare fulfills his side of a very strange bargain
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Dave Mc Kean

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CoralineThe wolves in the wallsThe day I swapped my dad for two goldfishThe Sandman : the kindly onesCrazy hairVarjak PawWizard and glass /Stephen KingArkham Asylum : a serious house on serious earth