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The Resource A monster calls : a novel, by Patrick Ness ; inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd ; illustrations by Jim Kay

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

Label
A monster calls : a novel
Title
A monster calls
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Patrick Ness ; inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd ; illustrations by Jim Kay
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Tone
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2012
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2011
  • British Book Award for Children's Book of the Year, 2011.
  • Carnegie Medal, 2012.
  • Kate Greenaway Medal, 2012.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2011.
  • Westchester Fiction Award, 2011.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2012
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10011789
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ness, Patrick
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.N43843
LC item number
Mok 2011
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kay, Jim
  • Dowd, Siobhan
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
  • Monsters
  • Mothers and sons
  • Schools
  • Single-parent families
  • Breast
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • England
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
A monster calls : a novel, by Patrick Ness ; inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd ; illustrations by Jim Kay
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
204 p.
Isbn
9780763655594
Lccn
2010040741
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o690584334
  • (Sirsi) o690584334
  • (OCoLC)690584334
Label
A monster calls : a novel, by Patrick Ness ; inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd ; illustrations by Jim Kay
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
204 p.
Isbn
9780763655594
Lccn
2010040741
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o690584334
  • (Sirsi) o690584334
  • (OCoLC)690584334

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