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The graveyard book. Volume 1

Author: Neil Gaiman; P Craig Russell; Kevin Nowlan
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English
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When a baby escapes a murderer intent on killing the entire family, who would have thought it would find safety and security in the local graveyard? Brought up by the resident ghosts, ghouls and spectres, Bod has an eccentric childhood learning about life from the dead. But for Bod there is also the danger of the murderer still looking for him - after all, he is the last remaining member of the family. This novel  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Recreational reading
Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Children's stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Gaiman; P Craig Russell; Kevin Nowlan
ISBN: 9781408858998 1408858991
OCLC Number: 883278569
Awards: "A graphic novel adaptation of The Carnegie and Newbery Medal winner"--Cover.
Description: 188 pages : chiefly colour illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: When a baby escapes a murderer intent on killing the entire family, who would have thought it would find safety and security in the local graveyard? Brought up by the resident ghosts, ghouls and spectres, Bod has an eccentric childhood learning about life from the dead. But for Bod there is also the danger of the murderer still looking for him --
after all, he is the last remaining member of the family. This novel features every second year of Bod's life, from babyhood to adolescence. Will Bod survive to be a man?
Responsibility: based on the novel by Neil Gaiman ; adapted by P. Craig Russell ; illustrated by Kevin Nowlan and six others.

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When a baby escapes a murderer intent on killing the entire family, who would have thought it would find safety and security in the local graveyard? Brought up by the resident ghosts, ghouls and spectres, Bod has an eccentric childhood learning about life from the dead. But for Bod there is also the danger of the murderer still looking for him - after all, he is the last remaining member of the family. This novel features every second year of Bod's life, from babyhood to adolescence. Will Bod survive to be a man?

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