Synopses & Reviews
A is for Always, that's where we embark . . .
Two children, treasure map in hand, and their pet gazelle sneak past their father, out of their house, and into a world beneath the city, where monsters and pirates roam.
Will they find the treasure? Will they make it out alive?
About the Author
Neil Gaiman has written highly acclaimed books for both children and adults. He has won many major awards, including the Hugo and the Nebula, and his New York Times
bestselling novel The Graveyard Book
is the only work ever to win both the Newbery (US) and Carnegie (UK) Medals. His books for readers of all ages include the bestselling Coraline
, also an Academy Award-nominated film; Fortunately, the Milk
; Odd and the Frost Giants
; and The Wolves in the Walls
. Originally from England, Gaiman now lives in the United States.
Gris Grimly was born much later, but he too experienced tragedy and dismay throughout his life. Considered a Mad Creator among colleagues, he is known for collecting raw materials and assembling them into his own wretched creations. These reanimated tales include Edgar Allan Poes Tales of Mystery and Madness, Edgar Allan Poes Tales of Death and Dementia, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and Pinocchio. He has also given life to original forms like Neil Gaimans The Dangerous Alphabet and his own Wicked Nursery Rhymes series, among other demented favorites.