El Libro del Cementerio = The Graveyard Book (Hardcover)

By Neil Gaiman, Chris Riddell (Illustrator)

Roca Editorial, 9788499180304, 293pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2009

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (9/29/2014)
Digital Audiobook (9/29/2008)
Paperback (12/24/2018)
Paperback (9/27/2011)
Hardcover (9/30/2008)
Paperback (9/30/2014)
Hardcover, Large Print (4/1/2009)
CD-Audio (9/30/2014)
CD-Audio (9/30/2008)
Library Binding (9/30/2008)
Prebound (9/28/2010)
Paperback (10/1/2008)
Paperback, Spanish (10/1/2010)
Prebound (9/28/2010)
Hardcover (9/1/2010)
Paperback (9/1/2009)
Paperback, Vietnamese (3/1/2015)
Pre-Recorded Audio Player (10/2/2014)

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Fall 2008 Kids' List

“A delightfully layered story of Nobody Owens, who is raised by the semi-living and the dead in a graveyard. Gaiman uses wit and his depth of knowledge of the arcane to create a safe and nurturing world for the young orphan to grow and thrive in. This will be a joy for all ages!”
— Jane Jacobs, Porter Square Books, Cambridge, MA
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Description

ody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if he didn't live in a sprawling graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts, with a solitary guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor of the dead. There are dangers and adventures in the graveyard for a boy-an ancient Indigo Man beneath the hill, a gateway to a desert leading to an abandoned city of ghouls, the strange and terrible menace of the Sleer. But if Bod leaves the graveyard, then he will come under attack from the man Jackwho has already killed Bod's family Beloved master storyteller Neil Gaiman returns with a luminous new novel for the audience that embraced his New York Times bestselling modern classic Coraline. Magical, terrifying, and filled with breathtaking adventures, the graveyard book is sure to enthrall readers of all ages.