Synopses & Reviews
Mysterious and mesmerizing, this graphic novel-within-a-novel pairs the extraordinary prose of Almond with the visual genius of McKean, for a tale of a boy who writes about being terrorized by a bully--a story with a life of its own.Candlewick Press
About the Author
David Almond, the author of MY DAD'S A BIRDMAN, illustrated by Polly Dunbar, is known worldwide for his novels SKELLIG, KIT'S WILDERNESS, HEAVEN EYES, and THE FIRE EATERS. The winner of a Carnegie Medal and a Michael L. Printz Award, he lives in Northumberland, England.
Dave McKean is the illustrator of the children's books CORALINE, THE DAY I SWAPPED MY DAD FOR TWO GOLDFISH, and THE WOLVES IN THE WALLS (a NEW YORK TIMES Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year), all by Neil Gaiman. He also created art for Neil Gaiman's series THE SANDMAN and designs for two Harry Potter films. He lives in Kent, England.