Book Review: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
Title: A Monster Calls Author: Patrick Ness (inspired by an idea by the late Siobhan Dowd) and with illustrations by Jim Kay Genre: Fantasy/Contemporary YA Publisher: Walker UK / Candlewick US Publication date: 5 May 2011 (UK) / 27 September 2011 (US) Hardcover: 224 pages The monster showed up just after midnight. As they do. But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting. He’s been expecting the one from his nightmare, the one he’s had nearly every night since his mother started her…
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness: review
A Monster Calls, written by Patrick Ness from an idea by Siobhan Dowd, has deservedly been nominated for top children's book awards.