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Unnatural Creatures: Stories Selected by Neil Gaiman

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Unnatural Creatures is a collection of short stories about the fantastical things that exist only in our minds—collected and introduced by beloved New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman.
 
The sixteen stories gathered by Gaiman, winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards, range from the whimsical to the terrifying. The magical creatures range from werewolves to sunbirds to beings never before classified. E. Nesbit, Diana Wynne Jones, Gahan Wilson, and other literary luminaries contribute to the anthology.
 
Sales of Unnatural Creatures benefit 826DC, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students in their creative and expository writing, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write.

Synopsis:

A griffin, a werewolf, a sunbird . . .

These are just some of the fantastical creatures you'll encounter within these pages. From the cockatoucan, whose laugh rearranges an entire kingdom, to the roving shapeless Beast that lurks in a forest, herein is a collection of rare and magnificent species. Each one will thrill, delight, and quite possibly unnerve you.

Selected by master storyteller Neil Gaiman, the sixteen stories in this menagerie will introduce you to a host of strange, wondrous beings that have never existed anyplace but in the richness of the imagination.

With stories from Neil Gaiman, Diana Wynne Jones, E. Nesbit, and many more, Unnatural Creatures will benefit the literacy nonprofit 826DC.

About the Author

Neil Gaiman has written award-winning books for children and adults, including the Newbery Medal-winning novel The Graveyard Book and Coraline, Stardust, and Odd and the Frost Giants. His picture books include Instructions and Blueberry Girl, illustrated by Charles Vess; The Wolves in the Walls, The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish, and Crazy Hair, illustrated by Dave McKean; and The Dangerous Alphabet, illustrated by Gris Grimly. A baby giant panda once sat on his lap and ate bamboo in Chengdu, China.

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P.M. Bradshaw, September 4, 2013 (view all comments by P.M. Bradshaw)
A fairly eclectic collection of short stories about the monster under the bed (and elsewheres) picked by Neil Gaiman. There is one story by Gaiman himself, Sunbird, plus 15 others, dating from 1885 to the present. Like any short story collection, some are good, some are great, some slightly less so. But if you like Neil Gaiman and the fantastical worlds he creates, these won’t be too far off the mark for you.

Plus, the money for this book goes to a charity -- 826DC.org is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and inspiring young writers, ages 6-18, in their creative writing. So it’s a win ��" win, really.

And if you don’t buy it, I’m fairly certain that a pack of griffins, werewolves, flying horses, and other unnamable, phantasmagorical beasties will stalk you around the dark corners of your mind.

I’m just sayin’ . . .
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780062236296
Subtitle:
Stories Selected by Neil Gaiman
Author:
Gaiman, Neil
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Children s Folk Tales-Mythical Creatures
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
20130423
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 8
Language:
English
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5.5 in 22.8 oz
Age Level:
from 13

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"Synopsis" by , A griffin, a werewolf, a sunbird . . .

These are just some of the fantastical creatures you'll encounter within these pages. From the cockatoucan, whose laugh rearranges an entire kingdom, to the roving shapeless Beast that lurks in a forest, herein is a collection of rare and magnificent species. Each one will thrill, delight, and quite possibly unnerve you.

Selected by master storyteller Neil Gaiman, the sixteen stories in this menagerie will introduce you to a host of strange, wondrous beings that have never existed anyplace but in the richness of the imagination.

With stories from Neil Gaiman, Diana Wynne Jones, E. Nesbit, and many more, Unnatural Creatures will benefit the literacy nonprofit 826DC.

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