coraline by gaiman neil
Reasons to read Coraline: It's spooky, it has a fantastic fictional cat, and Coraline is clever, brave, and snarky.
Reasons to love Coraline: All of the above.When Coraline steps through a door to find another house strangely similar to her own (only better), things seem marvelous.
But there's another mother there, and another father, and they want her to stay and be their little girl. They want to change her and never let her go.Coraline will have to fight with all her wit and courage if she is to save herself and return to her ordinary life.
1: Cedar Hills9780060575915 0060575913 2003 Hugo Award for Best Novella 2003 Nebula Award for Best NovellaHe is the recipient of numerous literary honors, including the Locus and Hugo Awards and the Newbery and Carnegie Medals. 1.8 million people follow him on Twitter.Average customer rating 3 (1 comments), January 27, 200905/04/20044.20IN8 to 123 to 72800060575917Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Science FictionChildren's 12-Up - Fiction - Horror9780060575915.70IN$8.99 $4.50 Coraline Gaiman, NeilRead Author NoteReasons to read: It's spooky, it has a fantastic fictional cat, and
Coraline is clever, brave, and snarky.
Reasons to love : All of the above.Junix S., Powells.comWhen Coraline steps through a door to find another house strangely similar to her own (only better), things seem marvelous."[Neil Gaiman] is, simply put, a treasure house of story, and we are lucky to have him in any medium." Stephen King"I think this book will nudge Alice in Wonderland out of its niche at last.Diana Wynne Jones, author of Dark Lord of Derkholm"This book will send a shiver down your spine, out through your toes, and into a taxi to the airport. It has the delicate horror of the finest fairy tales, and it is a masterpiece." Terry Pratchett, author of the Discworld series and co-author of Good Omens"This book tells a fascinating and disturbing story that frightened me nearly to death. Unless you want to find yourself hiding under your bed, with your thumb in your mouth, trembling with fear and making terrible noises, I suggest that you step very slowly away from this book and go find another source of amusement, such as investigating an unsolved crime or making a smalLemony Snicket, author of The Series of Unfortunate Events"Delicate and extraordinary, it reads like crossed with Stephen King..." The Independent (U.K.)"A modern ghost story with all the creepy trimmings....Well done."