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Joe Quinn's Poltergeist

By David Almond
Illustrated by Dave McKean

A dark, powerful and moving short story from the internationally acclaimed author of Skellig.

A beautifully imagined story for fans of Neil Gaiman, by the dream team of bestselling author, David Almond and award-winning artist, Dave McKean. Joe Quinn tells everyone about the poltergeist in his house, but no one believes him. No one that is, except for Davie. He’s felt the inexplicable presence in the rooms, he’s seen random objects fly through the air. And there’s something else … a memory of his beloved sister, and a feeling deep down that somehow it might be possible for ghosts to exist.

  • An other-worldly and evocative tale from one of the most acclaimed storytellers of his generation.
  • A beautifully illustrated full-colour gift edition with jacket, with artwork by long-time collaborator and award-winning illustrator, Dave McKean.
  • Praise for Slog's Dad: "A very touching graphic novel." The Bookseller

About the author

David Almond is the acclaimed author of Skellig, winner of the Whitbread Children's Award and the Carnegie Medal; Kit's Wilderness, winner of the Smarties Award Silver Medal, Highly Commended for the Carnegie Medal and shortlisted for the Guardian Award; and The Fire-Eaters, winner of the Whitbread Award, the Smarties Gold Award and shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. He has also collaborated with Polly Dunbar on the highly acclaimed My Dad's a Birdman and The Boy Who Climbed into the Moon. David lives in Northumberland. www.davidalmond.com Dave McKean is a world-renowned artist, designer and film director who has illustrated several books for children, including The Savage and Slog's Dad, both by David Almond. He has also collaborated with Neil Gaiman on Coraline, The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish and The Wolves in the Wall, as well as the Newbery Medal-winning The Graveyard Book. Dave McKean has more recently illustrated Heston Blumenthal's Fat Duck Cookbook and directed two feature films, MirrorMask and Luna. He lives in Tenterden, Kent. www.davemckean.com

ISBN: 9781406363197
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: April 1, 2019
Dimensions: 162 x 208mm, 80pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $19.99
New Zealand RRP: $22.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 01/04/19 at 01:24:21
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