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Roseau Public Library j RUS (Text) 35500004467021 Main Available -

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  • ISBN: 006082543X :
  • ISBN: 9780060825430 :
  • ISBN: 0060825456
  • ISBN: 9780060825454
  • Physical Description: 186 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
    print
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper Trophy, 2008.

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Summary, etc.: When Coraline steps through a door in her family's new house, she finds another house strangely similar to her own (only better). At first, things seem marvelous. The food is better than at home, and the toy box is filled with fluttering wind-up angels and dinosaur skulls that crawl and rattle their teeth. But there's another mother and another father, and they want her to stay and be their little girl. They want to change her and never let her go. Coraline will have to fight with all her wit and all the tools she can find if she is to save herself and return to her ordinary life.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2008 March #2
    *Starred Review* Russell, a 35-year veteran of comics and frequent collaborator with Gaiman, offers an adaptation of Gaiman's 2002 novel Coraline (illustrated by Dave McKean), a tale of childhood nightmares. As in the original story, Coraline wanders around her new house and discovers a door leading into a mirror place, where she finds her button-eyed "other mother," who is determined to secure Coraline's love one way or another. This version is a virtuoso adaptation, streamlining passages that function best in prose and visually highlighting parts that benefit most from the graphic form. A master of fantastical landscapes, Russell sharpens the realism of his imagery, preserving the humanity of the characters and heightening horror, even as Gaiman's concise storytelling ratchets up the eeriness. The adaptation loses none of Coraline's original character; she's clever, resourceful, intrepid, and highly determined when it comes to doing what must be done. Comics fans will delight in this version, and readers familiar with the previous book will greatly appreciate the opportunity to explore the story in a successful new way. Copyright 2008 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Supernatural Juvenile fiction
Genre: Graphic novels.
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