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  • 5 stars across 17 books
    Neil Gaiman is British and lives in the USA. He is the author of many highly acclaimed novels for adults and children and he has a cult following for his work in the graphic novel arena. Neil also writes screenplays and two of his own works are now films - Stardust and Coraline. Dave McKean has created illustrations and photographs for hundreds of CD, book and comics covers, and is probably best known for his graphic novels. Dave also illustrated the bestselling children's books Coraline and The Wolves in the Walls (shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal) as well as the forthcoming The Graveyard Book.
    13th March 2014

    Varjak Paw

    Varjak Paw is a Mesopotamian Blue kitten. He lives high up in an old house on a hill. He's never left home, but then his... More

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    6th October 2003

    Coraline

    "Sometimes funny, always creepy, genuinely moving, this marvellous spine-chiller will appeal to readers from nine to nin... More

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    30th June 2012

    Phoenix

    Elora Rae Gannon believes her life is over. On her sixteenth birthday she receives news that she is a mythical monster o... More

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    5th March 2007

    The Wolves in the Walls

    When Lucy hears noises from behind the wall she tries to warn her parents that there are wolves banging about. But her p... More

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    7th September 2009

    The Savage

    A uniquely presented, touching tale of grief, solace and hope from a master of contemporary storytelling and a visio... More

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    2nd January 2014

    Mouse Bird Snake Wolf

    The dream team of David Almond and Dave McKean bring us a complete story set in an incomplete world. The gods h... More

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    3rd May 2010

    Crazy Hair

    A father and daughter discover the joys of his crazy hair in this brilliant picture book. Bonnie tries to tame her fathe... More

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    3rd November 2008

    Mirrormask

    MirrorMask tells the story of a girl from a family of circus performers who finds herself in a strange new world populat... More

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    1st January 2012

    Slog's Dad

    Part story, part graphic novel - a tender slice of life and death from the creators of The Savage . Do you b... More

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