GRAVEYARD BOOK, THE by Neil Gaiman - SIGNED FIRST EDITION BOOKSee all titles by Neil Gaiman.
Winner of the 2009 Newbury Medal Award!
Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy.
He would be completely normal if he didn't live in a sprawling
graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts, with a solitary
guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor of the
There are dangers and adventures in the graveyard for a
boy-an ancient Indigo Man beneath the hill, a gateway to a desert
leading to an abandoned city of ghouls, the strange and terrible menace
of the Sleer.
But if Bod leaves the graveyard, then he will come under attack from Every Man Jack - the murderer who has already killed Bod's family...
Beloved master storyteller Neil Gaiman returns with a luminous new novel for the audience that embraced his New York Times
bestselling modern classic Coraline. Magical, terrifying, and filled
with breathtaking adventures, the graveyard book is sure to enthrall
readers of all ages.
"Neil Gaiman, a renowned author of science fiction, fantasy, graphic novels and comics aimed at adults, won the John Newbery Medal for the year’s most outstanding contribution to children’s literature on Monday.
Mr. Gaiman, 48, won for “The Graveyard Book,” a story about a boy who is raised in a cemetery by ghosts after his family is killed in the opening pages of the novel. In announcing the winner of what is widely considered the most prestigious honor in children’s literature, the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, cited Mr. Gaiman’s work for its “delicious mix of murder, fantasy, humor and human longing,” noting its “magical, haunting prose.” - New York Times