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A Monster Calls

Inspired by an Idea from Siobhan Dowd

A Monster Calls( )
Author: Ness, Patrick
ISBN:978-0-7636-8081-7
Publication Date:Aug 2015
Publisher:Candlewick Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $12.00
Book Description:

A new non-illustrated edition of Patrick Ness's Carnegie Medal winner--featuring an atmospheric cover by Jim Kay with an announcement of the upcoming film adaptation. The monster in Conor's backyard is not the one he's been expecting -- the one from the nightmare he's had every night since his mother started her treatments. This monster is ancient. And wild. And it wants something from Conor. It wants the truth. From the final idea of award-winning...
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Ness, Patrick (Author)
Patrick Ness was born on October 17, 1971 near Fort Belvoir, Virginia. He studied English Literature and is a graduate of the University of Southern California. He was a corporate writer before moving to London in 1999. He taught creative writing at Oxford University and is a literary critic and reviewer for the Guardian and other major newspapers. He is the author of eight novels including The Rest of Us Just Live Here and a short story collection entitled Topics About Which I Know Nothing. His young adult novels include the Chaos Walking trilogy, More Than This, and Monsters of Men, which won the Carnegie Medal. A Monster Calls won the Kate Greenaway Medal for illustration, the Carnegie Medal, and was made into a movie and released in October 2016.

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