Title: A Monster Calls Author: Patrick Ness Illustrator: Jim Kay Winning Year: 2012
The monster shows up after midnight. It isn't the one Conor has been expecting; the one from his nightmare; the one he has had nearly every night since his mother started her treatment. But this new monster is ancient, and wild, and it wants something jus
Will Hill worked
as a bartender, bookseller and in publishing before quitting to write
full-time. His first novel, Department 19 – the first in a
series of five – was published in 2011 to widespread acclaim. He lives in
Londo . . .