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The Graveyard Book
Neil Gaiman

Mysteries and ghost stories

A baby boy manages to escape from a murderous man named Jack by crawling out of his house to a local graveyard where he is raised by ghosts, all the time wondering who killed his family and why.

Gus Haines, 6JP (2016)


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9 comments on “The Graveyard Book

  1. mgregory says:

    This book is a sad book because there was a baby and it’s parents were killed and the baby was forced to live in a home with gosts

  2. sstrong says:

    I LOVE this book . The idea of it is so interesting and I could hardly tell it was based on the jungle book and also knew at the same time. The story doesn’t have a main aim it’s almost a journey of his life and I couldn’t stop reading I read it in two goes and I reccomend it to everyone.

  3. ozamprogna says:

    I really like this book because it is very interesting. I enjoyed reading it because it shows how Bod changes as he grows up. It is definitely one of my favourite books! I would recommend this book to people who like adventures, mysteries and ghosts.

  4. nbentham says:

    This book is about a boy called Nobody Owens when his parents get murdered he escapes to a grave yard where he is bought up by ghosts.I really enjoyed this reading this book and it is a similar to the jungle book except ghosts.

  5. Mr Milne says:

    Inspired retelling of the Jungle Book, set in a graveyard. Like some of Gaiman’s other books (for example, the brilliant and terrifying Coraline), the action takes place in a world just beyond the edge of our own – unsettling, disorienting, menacing, but also filled with humour and human longing.

  6. ibuglione says:

    Amazing book

  7. fives says:

    it’s a sad story about a Kid who’s parents were Killed as a baby and he is forced to live with ghosts

  8. tbraganza says:

    I really enjoyed this book and its (mostly) hilarious characters. My favourite part is when Bod finds the Sleer. My favourite character is Silas because he’s really adventurous.

  9. kclarke says:

    It is a brilliant book about a boy called Nobody Owens. He has adventures in a graveyard because his parents were murdered. A great read!
    [It is not scary].