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A monster calls : a novel / by Patrick Ness ; inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd ; illustrations by Jim Kay.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780763655594
  • ISBN: 0763655597
  • ISBN: 9780763660659 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0763660655 (pbk.)
  • Description: 204 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2011.

Available copies

  • 19 of 21 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 21 total copies.

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Content descriptions

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill--an ancient, wild creature that wants him to face truth and loss.
Awards Note: Kate Greenaway Medal, 2012
Carnegie Medal Award, 2012
Kay, Jim (Illustrator) (Added Author). Dowd, Siobhan. (Added Author).

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