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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 March 12, 2013
Pages 204
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780763660659
ISBN-10 0763660655
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.25 by 8.25 in.
Weight 1.10 lbs.
Original list price $9.99
Other format details juvenile
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: A #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: A #1 New York Times bestsellerAn unflinching, darkly funny, and deeply moving story of a boy, his seriously ill mother, and an unexpected monstrous visitor.
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: A #1 New York Times bestsellerAn unflinching, darkly funny, and deeply moving story of a boy, his seriously ill mother, and an unexpected monstrous visitor.

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