The Graveyard Book is a novel about a baby raised in a graveyard by the dead. Nobody Owens' entire family is murdered in the middle of the night when he is only eighteen months old. Nobody escapes by wandering into an old graveyard and is adopted by a couple buried there for more than a hundred years. As Nobody grows up, he learns all there is to know about being dead and haunting the living, but must continue to hide in the safety of the graveyard until the man who wanted him and his family dead is found. The Graveyard Book is a story of an unusual child and his unusual childhood, one that starts out to frighten but ends up enlightening the unsuspecting reader.
Watch Neil Gaiman read the Graveyard Book in it's entirety.
About the Author
Neil Gaiman is the author of nationally bestselling
children’s books, graphic novels, and novels and story
collections for adults. He has also written the scripts
for movies, including MirrorMask and Beowulf. Among
his many awards are the World Fantasy Award, the Hugo
Award, the Nebula Award, and the Bram Stoker Award.
Please visit him online at www.mousecircus.com.