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Winner of the Newbery Medal. When a baby escapes a murderer intent on killing his entire family, who would have thought it would find safety and ...Show synopsisWinner of the Newbery Medal. When a baby escapes a murderer intent on killing his 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. A stunningly original novel deftly constructed over eight chapters, featuring every second year of Bod's life, from babyhood to adolescence. Will Bod survive to be a man?Hide synopsis
Description:McKean, Dave. New. Tight binding with clean text. New. First...McKean, Dave. New. Tight binding with clean text. New. First edition with full number line. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 312 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: Children/juvenile. In his Newbery Medal-winning novel, Gaiman introduces Bod, a boy who is the only living resident of a graveyard. Can a boy raised by ghosts face the wonders and terrors of the worlds of both the living and the dead? Illustrations.
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Description:New. It takes a graveyard to raise a child. Nobody Owens,...New. It takes a graveyard to raise a child. Nobody Owens, known as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if he didn't live in a graveyard, being raised by ghosts, with a guardian who belongs to neither the world of the li.
Description:McKean, Dave. New. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 312 p....McKean, Dave. New. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 312 p. Contains: Illustrations, black & white. Intended for a juvenile audience. In Stock. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Brand New, Perfect Condition, allow 4-14 business days for standard shipping. To Alaska, Hawaii, U.S. protectorate, P.O. box, and APO/FPO addresses allow 4-28 business days for Standard shipping. No expedited shipping. All orders placed with expedited shipping will be cancelled. Over 3, 000, 000 happy customers.
Fun, thoughtful, and sweet read. The main character, Bod, is a boy raised by the kind-hearted ghosts of a graveyard since he was an infant. The main plot of the book loosely revolves around a menacing threat against the main character and the inevitable confrontation, but it doesn't really dwell on ...
This book begins with the horrifying murder of an entire family in their home ? or almost the entire family, as a toddler manages to slip away into the night and away from the immediate danger lurking in his home. The reader, like the toddler, is spared witnessing violence.
The toddler is rescued ...
and lively! This was a fun, engaging, and thought provoking (in my own way) escape from my mature daily government job.
Romulus and Remus were raised by wolves, but what happens when a gifted and special young man is raised by the dead? Youth is challenging, but when you literally have the wisdom of ...
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