From #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman, an ingenious and captivating reimagining of Rudyard Kiplings adventure The Jungle Book that is a glorious meditation on love, loss, survival, sacrifice, and what it means to truly be aliveone of ten classic Gaiman works repackaged with elegant original watercolor art by acclaimed artist Henry Sene Yee.
Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy. He would have been completely normal if he didnt live in a sprawling graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts, with a solitary guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor of the dead. There are dangers and adventures in the graveyard for a boyan ancient Indigo Man beneath the hill, a gateway to a desert leading to an abandoned city of ghouls, the strange and terrible menace of the Sleer. But if Bod leaves the graveyard, then he will come under attack from the man Jackwho has already killed Bods family. . .
By turns macabre, uplifting, sinister, and heartwarming, Neil Gaimans #1 national bestsellerwinner of the Carnegie and Newbury Medals and the Hugo Awardis a novel of wonder . . . a tale of unforgettable enchantment (New York Times Book Review).