El Libro del Cementerio = The Graveyard Book (Paperback)

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By Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean (Illustrator), Monica Faerna (Translator)
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The Graveyard Book is about a young boy who, after his family is murdered, winds up being raised in the Graveyard by vampires, ghosts, and witches. This is an award winning novel full of mystery, adventure and the supernatural. Nobody “Bod” Owens is taught by ghosts, protected by a supernatural being, and befriended by witches and ghouls. Bod’s life can never be his own until the men that want him dead are eliminated. Though it is written in the present, it is unclear as to what time period the story takes place in. This is mostly due to history being taught by the ancient ghosts who lived it and the general never-changing atmosphere of the Graveyard. This is a novel about an unusual child raised in extraordinary circumstances.

— Rosa, New Jersey

Fall 2008 Kids' List

“A delightfully layered story of Nobody Owens, who is raised by the semi-living and the dead in a graveyard. Gaiman uses wit and his depth of knowledge of the arcane to create a safe and nurturing world for the young orphan to grow and thrive in. This will be a joy for all ages!”
— Jane Jacobs, Porter Square Books, Cambridge, MA


Guided by instinct, a baby escapes from the crib in the middle of the night and manage to reach the cemetery near his home. The man who pursues him, knife in glove, just murdered his entire family and is determined to end with him. But the ghosts of the graveyard protect the child and welcome him into their land. Although this time has escaped, the sinister Jack will not rest until fulfilling his mission.

Product Details
ISBN: 9788499181462
ISBN-10: 8499181465
Publisher: Roca Editorial
Publication Date: October 1st, 2010
Pages: 255
Language: Spanish