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Title: A MONSTER CALLS
By: Patrick Ness, Siobhan Dowd, Jim Kay (Illus)
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 1406339342
ISBN 13: 9781406339345
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Publisher: WALKER BOOKS LTD
Pub. date: 1 February, 2012
Pages: 216
Description: An extraordinarily moving novel about coming to terms with loss.
Synopsis: An extraordinarily moving novel about coming to terms with loss.The monster showed up just after midnight. As they do. But it isn't the monster Conor's been expecting. He's been expecting the one from his nightmare, the one he's had nearly every night since his mother started her treatments, the one with the darkness and the wind and the screaming... The monster in his back garden, though, this monster is something different. Something ancient, something wild. And it wants the most dangerous thing of all from Conor. It wants the truth. Costa Award winner Patrick Ness spins a tale from the final idea of much-loved Carnegie Medal winner Siobhan Dowd, whose premature death from cancer prevented her from writing it herself. Darkly mischievous and painfully funny, A Monster Calls is an extraordinarily moving novel of coming to terms with loss from two of our finest writers for young adults.
Reader Age: From 12 years
Publication: UK
Imprint: Walker Books Ltd
Prizes: Winner of Carnegie Medal 2012 Winner of Kate Greenaway Medal 2012 Winner of Galaxy National Book Awards: National Book Tokens Children's Book
Returns: Returnable
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