We learned via Twitter and /film (Slashfilm) that visionary director Neil Jordan will write and direct an adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Newbery Medal-winning The Graveyard Book. If you don’t know Neil Jordan by name, then you probably know him by film: The Crying Game, In Dreams, The Company of Wolves, Interview with the Vampire, and Angel, among [...]
The inimitable Neil Gaiman is currently touring the world, doing press for the film adaptation of his novel Coraline. During his appearance on The Today Show this morning, he announced that writer/director Neil Jordan will be adapting his latest work of fiction, The Graveyard Book. Show More Summary
Neil Gaiman appeared on this morning’s Today Show to discuss Coraline, as well as his newly Newberry winning The Graveyard Book. Shortly before he went on air, Gaiman twittered that he had been given the go ahead to reveal who was set...Show More Summary
The boys over at CHUD are reporting vis The Today Show that Neil Jordan (Interview with a Vampire and A Company of Wolves) is in talks to write and direct The Graveyard Book, an adaptation of Neil Gaiman's novel. Hear this tragic tale: a sleeping family, a talented murderer, and an adventurous toddlerorphaned, but not assassinated. Show More Summary
A lot of happy kids this month: not comics, but still: Neil Gaiman's prose work The Graveyard Book, featuring illustrations by Dave McKean, has won this year's Newbery Medal given out by the American Library Association. It goes to the...Show More Summary
The American Library Association handed out their annual children’s book awards yesterday. The prestigious Newberry Medal went to Neil Gaiman for The Graveyard Book. Jen reviewed The Graveyard Book for BGB, and she says she knew it was a special book all along. In addition to the Newberry and Caldecott honors, the ALA also honored BGB [...]
Neil Gaiman took home yet another prize this week, this time the American Library Association’s Newbery Medal for The Graveyard Book, his recently-released children’s book. The NPR story, much to my delight, identifies Gaiman primarily as the author of the Sandman comics, not of Coraline (about to hit the big screen) or Stardust (already did) or [...]
Neil Gaiman won the John Newbery Medal for the year’s most outstanding contribution to children’s literature.
Many of you probably already know by now that Neil Gaiman picked up the 2009 Newbery Award for The Graveyard Book. If you’ve completely forgotten your unhappy childhood, I’ll remind you that the Newbery Medal is the most prestigiousShow More Summary
In what will surely come as a surprise to the people who say mean things about the award, the John Newbery Medal for children's literature was awarded to Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book. Mr. Gaiman, 48, won for "The Graveyard Book,"...Show More Summary
Slog Tipper Will in Seattle links to this story about Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book winning a Newbery Medal. Gaiman says: "I never really thought of myself as a Newbery winner. It's such a very establishment kind of award, in theShow More Summary
Comic book geeks and nerds rejoice. Of 'The Graveyard Book,' Gaiman says, "It has a protagonist who is about eighteen months old in the first chapter, four in the second chapter, six in the third, and so on, until, by chapter eight, he is all of sixteen years old. Show More Summary
Image via Wikipedia We wrote about geek-favorite writer Neil Gaiman's wonderful young-readers story The Graveyard Book back in October, when he was touring the country supporting it, and linked to the online videos of Neil reading the book aloud. Well,...
The Newbery Medal for children's literature was awarded to "The Graveyard Book" by Neil Gaiman.The winner of the Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished picture book was Beth Krommes, who illustrated "The House in the Night," written by Susan Marie Swanson.
The Newbery and Caldecott Awards were announced this morning at ALA Midwinter:Newbery: Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book (Dave McKean, illus.)Caldecott: Susan Marie Swanson, The House in the Night (Beth Krommes, illus.)...
Nobody Owens lives in a graveyard. That's the premise of Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book (2008), his latest fantastical volume. In this unconventional reworking of Kipling's "Jungle Book," Nobody (or Bod, familiarly) grows up with the...Show More Summary
- The Invention of Air: A Story of Science, Faith, Revolution, and the Birth of America by Steven Johnson (Riverhead, 2008). Amazon.- The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins, 2008). Amazon.- Puritan Village: The Formation of a New England Town by Sumner Chilton Powell (Wesleyan University Press, 1970). Show More Summary
That Neil Gaiman sure can tell a tale, especially for the YA crowd. Long ago I read and enjoyed his Anansi Boys, which is geared toward adults, but this was way more fun. The Graveyard Book begins with the brutal murder of a toddler’s entire family by a member of the secret Convocation, the toddler’s oblivious [...]
Stephen King talks about Just after Sunset (his new short story collection), writing and scary stories. Gaiman dicusses The Graveyard Book. ...
As I was driving from Atlanta to Raleigh, I was flipping channels and happened to catch the tail end of an excellent interview with Neil Gaiman in which he discussed The Graveyard book but also his penchant for writing in different mediums, working with Terry Pratchett, and writing for himself, not for fans. Show More Summary