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A Monster Calls: Inspired by an Idea from Siobhan Dowd
By Jim Kay (illustrator) and Patrick Ness
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Candlewick Pr
Publication date September 15, 2011
Pages 205
Binding School and Library
Edition 1
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780763655594
ISBN-10 0763655597
Dimensions 1 by 6 by 8 in.
Weight 1.35 lbs.
Original list price $16.99
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Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: The #1 New York Times bestseller!

An unflinching, darkly funny, and deeply moving story of a boy, his seriously ill mother, and an unexpected monstrous visitor.

At seven minutes past midnight, thirteen-year-old Conor wakes to find a monster outside his bedroom window. But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting – he’s been expecting the one from his nightmare, the nightmare he’s had nearly every night since his mother started her treatments. The monster in his backyard is different. It’s ancient. And wild. And it wants something from Conor. Something terrible and dangerous. It wants the truth. From the final idea of award-winning author Siobhan Dowd – whose premature death from cancer prevented her from writing it herself – Patrick Ness has spun a haunting and darkly funny novel of mischief, loss, and monsters both real and imagined.

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With Patrick Ness | Reprint edition from Candlewick Pr (March 12, 2013)
9780763660659 | details & prices | 204 pages | 6.25 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 1.10 lbs | List price $9.99
About: Patrick Ness’s Carnegie Medal–winning masterwork is poised to attract a discerning crossover audience.
School and Library
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With Patrick Ness | 1 edition from Candlewick Pr (September 15, 2011)
9780763655594 | details & prices | 205 pages | 6.00 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 1.35 lbs | List price $16.99
About: The #1 New York Times bestseller!

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