Winning Year: 2010
Author: Neil Gaiman
Title: The Graveyard Book

Original Publisher: Bloomsbury
Current Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780747569015
In Print

Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, would be a completely normal boy if he didn't live in a graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts. For it is in the land of the living that real danger lurks, a danger that has already killed Bod's family.


Neil Gaiman is a tour de force of creative talent. He is the bestselling author of Coraline and Stardust, both of which are major motion films. Neil also co-wrote the script for Beowulf starring Anthony Hopkins and Angeline Jolie. He is the creator/writer of the award-winning Sandman comic series and has written several books for children. Neil has been immortalised in song by Tori Amos, and is a songwriter himself.

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