Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Print Material
Author Ness, Patrick, 1971-

Title A monster calls : a novel / by Patrick Ness ; inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd ; illustrations by Jim Kay.

Imprint Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS Fantasy  F NESS    ---  Available
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description 204 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Summary Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill--an ancient, wild creature that wants him to face truth and loss.
Subject Self-actualization (Psychology) -- Juvenile fiction.
Monsters -- Juvenile fiction.
Mothers and sons -- Juvenile fiction.
Schools -- Juvenile fiction.
Single-parent families -- Juvenile fiction.
Breast -- Cancer -- Juvenile fiction.
Loss (Psychology) -- Juvenile fiction.
Self-actualization (Psychology) -- Fiction.
Monsters -- Fiction.
Mothers and sons -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
Single-parent families -- Fiction.
Breast cancer -- Fiction.
Loss (Psychology) -- Fiction.
England -- Juvenile fiction.
England -- Fiction.
Added Author Dowd, Siobhan.
Kay, Jim, ill.
ISBN 9780763655594 (hbk.)
0763655597 (hbk.)
Standard No. NZ1 13626949

Available items only