Coraline

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A&C Black, 2012 - Talking books for children - 208 pages
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There is something strange about Coraline's new home. It's not the mist, or the cat that always seems to be watching her, nor the signs of danger that Miss Spink and Miss Forcible, her new neighbours, read in the tea leaves. It's the other house - the one behind the old door in the drawing room. Another mother and father with black-button eyes and papery skin are waiting for Coraline to join them there. And they want her to stay with them. For ever. She knows that if she ventures through that door, she may never come back.
 

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User Review  - phoenixfire0215 - LibraryThing

I will note that I saw the movie before I ever read the book, and so the plot did not come as much of a surprise. This also meant that, in my mind's eye, I was viewing the characters as they were ... Read full review

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User Review  - LoisHaight - LibraryThing

So I broke my rule and watched the film before I read the book. (I am going to read the book soon. I promise.) But again, I was struggling to find a children's movie I felt like watching because I am ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
17
Section 3
29
Section 4
43
Section 5
59
Section 6
81
Section 7
97
Section 8
107
Section 9
125
Section 10
139
Section 11
153
Section 12
167
Section 13
179
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Neil Gaiman, author, scriptwriter and creator of graphic novels, is British and lives in the USA. His diverse catalogue of books includes the novel The Graveyard Book, winner of the Carnegie Medal 2010 and Booktrust Teenage Prize 2009, Stardust (now a major feature film), the bestselling novel for young readers Coraline (now a major 3D-animated film), and the picture book The Wolves in the Walls, which was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal.Chris Riddell is a much loved illustrator and acclaimed political cartoonist. He has won the Nestl Gold Award and two Kate Greenaway Medals. He is co-creator of the hugely successful New York Times bestseller the Edge Chronicles.

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