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Coraline (Paperback)

By Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean (Illustrator)
$12.99
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"Coraline is plagued by boredom, wacky neighbors, and disinterested parents.  All that changes when she discovers a secret room, and the monster that dwells within.  A spooky and fascinating read!"

— Helen

Description


In Coraline's family's new flat there's a locked door. On the other side is a brick wall—until Coraline unlocks the door . . . and finds a passage to another flat in another house just like her own.

Only different.

The food is better there. Books have pictures that writhe and crawl and shimmer. And there's another mother and father there who want Coraline to be their little girl. They want to change her and keep her with them. . . . Forever.

Coraline is an extraordinary fairy tale/nightmare from the uniquely skewed imagination of #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman.

About the Author


Neil Gaiman is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty books for readers of all ages, and the recipient of numerous literary awards, including the Shirley Jackson Award and the Locus Award for Best Novelette for his story "The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains." Originally from England, he now lives in America.

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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780061139376
ISBN-10: 0061139378
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: August 29th, 2006
Pages: 162
Language: English