There is something strange about Coraline's new home. It's not the mist, or the cat that always seems to be watching her, nor the signs of danger that Miss Spink and Miss Forcible, her new neighbours, read in the tea leaves. It's the other house - the one behind the old door in the drawing room.... show more
There is something strange about Coraline's new home. It's not the mist, or the cat that always seems to be watching her, nor the signs of danger that Miss Spink and Miss Forcible, her new neighbours, read in the tea leaves. It's the other house - the one behind the old door in the drawing room. Another mother and father with black-button eyes and papery skin are waiting for Coraline to join them there. And they want her to stay with them. For ever. She knows that if she ventures through that door, she may never come back.
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
, Graphic Novels Comics
I usually love Neil Gaiman's books so I didn't feel worried picking this one up after Beloved. I figured if anyone could hold their own after a masterpiece it should be him. No. Other than an interesting idea (made stronger in the film) this book held nothing for me. It was too simplistic. Maybe it'...
Author: Neil Gaiman Adaptation & Illustration: P. Craig Russell Pages: 186 Wonderful. Whimsical with a slight hint of creepy. Coraline is a bright, adventurous child who doesn't get enough attention from her parents, but she's perfectly capable of occupying her time exploring. There is a cas...
I enjoyed listening to this far more than I enjoyed reading the same story in print the first time around. And I love the cat. Part of that may have been Gaiman's delivery of the cat's lines. Oops, I forgot to add that the rats' singing was super creepy.
For more reviews, check out my blog: Craft-CycleA good adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Coraline in graphic novel form. There was nothing wrong with this book. It was good. It follows the story with interesting illustrations. What hurts this graphic novel most is that the film adaptation (which has entir...
Coraline offers a very imaginative feature for children in upper elementary grades. It has very detailed, and descriptive mannerisms that really engage the reader. Although, it can also be scary, so i would not recommend this for younger grades. This book can relate to children because it is given f...