Siobhan Dowd, Patrick Ness - Author Picture

Siobhan Dowd, Patrick Ness - Authors

Patrick Ness is the author of the Chaos Walking trilogy for which he has won numerous awards, including the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Booktrust Teenage Prize and the Costa Children's Book Award. He was also twice shortlisted for the Carnegie medal. Patrick has written two other books for adults and is a literary critic for the Guardian. He lives in London. Siobhan Dowd lived in Oxford with her husband, Geoff, before tragically dying from cancer in August 2007, aged 47. She was both an extraordinary writer and an extraordinary person.

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A Monster Calls
Siobhan Dowd, Patrick Ness
Winner of the 2012 Carnegie Medal AND 2012 Kate Greenaway Medal. This is the first time one book has won both prizes! The Judges said: An exquisite piece of writing of great depth which has huge impact upon the reader,...
Lovereading Price: £10.39 - Saving £2.60 (20%) Featured in: 13+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 02/05/2011
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