Winning Year: 2010 Author: Neil Gaiman Title: The Graveyard Book
Bloomsbury Current Publisher:
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.
His official website (www.neilgaiman.com) now has more than one million unique visitors each month, and his online journal is syndicated to thousands of blog readers every day. For more information about Neil visit: www.neilgaiman.co.uk