Monday, January 26, 2009

Neil GAIMAN wins the Newbery

BRITISH AUTHOR Neil Gaiman, the author of American Gods (2001) and Coraline (2002), has been awarded the American Library Association’s 2008 John Newbery Medal, which is considered to be the most prestigious honour in American children’s literature, on Monday, January 25, 2009. Gaiman, 48, was honoured for The Graveyard Book (with illustrations by Dave McKean for the U.S. edition and by Chris Riddell for the U.K. edition) (HarperCollins, September 2008), a story about an orphaned toddler who is raised by ghosts in a graveyard.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

I just bought two copies of this book! I love the illustrations by Dave McKean!

Tuesday, February 03, 2009 4:29:00 PM  

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