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A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

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Author: Patrick Ness

Genre:  YA, Fantasy, Horror, Middle Grade, Magical Realism


An unflinching, darkly funny, and deeply moving story of a boy, his seriously ill mother, and an unexpected monstrous visitor.

At seven minutes past midnight, thirteen-year-old Conor wakes to find a monster outside his bedroom window. But it isn't the monster Conor's been expecting-- he's been expecting the one from his nightmare, the nightmare he's had nearly every night since his mother started her treatments. The monster in his backyard is different. It's ancient. And wild. And it wants something from Conor. Something terrible and dangerous. It wants the truth. From the final idea of award-winning author Siobhan Dowd-- whose premature death from cancer prevented her from writing it herself-- Patrick Ness has spun a haunting and darkly funny novel of mischief, loss, and monsters both real and imagined.

Format: Paperback, 225 Pages

Setting: United Kingdom

Awards: Bram Stoker Award Nominee for Best Young Adult Novel (2011)Kate Greenaway Medal (2012)Galaxy British Book Awards for Children's Book of the Year (2011)Grand Prix de l'Imaginaire for Jeunesse (2013)Los Angeles Times Book Prize Nominee for Young Adult Literature (2011)Red House Children's Book Award (2012)Rhode Island Teen Book Award Nominee (2014)Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis for Preis der Jugendjury Nominierung Kategorie Kinderbuch (2012)Tähtifantasia Award Nominee (2017)The Inky Awards Nominee for Silver Inky (2012)Gouden Lijst for vertaald boek (2014)Lincoln Award Nominee (2015)Galaxy National Book Award for Children’s Book of the Year (2011)Grampian Children’s Book Award Nominee (2013)The Kitschies for Red Tentacle (Novel) and Nominee for Inky Tentacle (Cover Art) (2011)Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Middle Grade Children's (2011),Carnegie Medal (2012),The Inky Awards Shortlist for Silver Inky (2012)Prix for Meilleur roman fantasy traduit Jeunesse (2012)Europese Literatuurprijs Nominee (2014)Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award Nominee (2016),Premi Protagonista Jove for Categoria 12-14 anys (2016)

Goodreads Rating: 4.35

*This book is pre-loved, but has been carefully looked through to ensure it is not missing any pages and is in good condition. All visible flaws have been documented in the product photos.

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