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The Graveyard Book

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When a baby escapes a murderer intent on killing the entire family, who would have thought it would find safety and security in the local graveyard?


Brought up by the resident ghosts, ghouls and spectres, Bod has an eccentric childhood learning about life from the dead. But for Bod there is also the danger of the murderer still looking for him - after all, he is the last remaining member of the family.

A stunningly original novel deftly constructed over eight chapters, featuring every second year of Bod's life, from babyhood to adolescence. Will Bod survive to be a man?


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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781408808207
  • Release date: January 14, 2010

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781408808207
  • File size: 1689 KB
  • Release date: January 14, 2010

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Formats

OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

subjects

Juvenile Fiction

Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:5.1
Lexile® Measure:820
Interest Level:6-12(MG+)

When a baby escapes a murderer intent on killing the entire family, who would have thought it would find safety and security in the local graveyard?


Brought up by the resident ghosts, ghouls and spectres, Bod has an eccentric childhood learning about life from the dead. But for Bod there is also the danger of the murderer still looking for him - after all, he is the last remaining member of the family.

A stunningly original novel deftly constructed over eight chapters, featuring every second year of Bod's life, from babyhood to adolescence. Will Bod survive to be a man?


Expand title description text