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A monster calls: a novel

A monster calls: a novel

Ness, Patrick, 1971-; Dowd, Siobhan; Kay, Jim

The monster showed up just after midnight. But it isn't the monster Conor's been expecting. He's been expecting the one from his nightmare, the one he's had nearly every night since his mother started her treatments. The monster in his back garden, though, this monster is something different. Something ancient, something wild

Paperback, Book. English. General. Fiction 13+. Young adult fiction.
Published London: Walker, 2012
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Statement of responsibility: by Patrick Ness ; from an original idea by Siobhan Dowd ; illustrations by Jim Kay
ISBN: 1406339342, 9781406339345
Intended audience: Adolescent.
Note: Originally published: 2011.
Physical Description: 214 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 4.8
Interest Level: MY
Points: 5
Quiz Number: 220166

Author note

Patrick Ness is the author of the critically-acclaimed and bestselling Chaos Walking trilogy. He has won numerous awards including the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Booktrust Teenage Prize, the Costa Children's Book Award and the Carnegie Medal. He lives in Bromley, Kent. Siobhan Dowd was the widely-loved, prize-winning author of four books, two of which were published after her death from cancer, aged 47. In 2009, she became the first author ever posthumously awarded the Carnegie Medal.