Sometimes funny, always creepy, genuinely moving, this marvellous spine-chiller will appeal to readers from nine to ninety. - Books for Keeps . I was looking forward to Coraline , and I wasn't disappointed. In fact, I was enthralled. This is a marvellously strange and scary book. - Philip Pullman, Guardian . If any writer can get the guys to read about the girls, it should be Neil Gaiman. His new novel Coraline is a dreamlike adventure. For all its gripping nightmare imagery, this is actually a conventional fairy story with a moral. - Daily Telegraph . Stephen King once called Neil Gaiman 'a treasure-house of stories' and, in this wonderful novel, which has been likened to both Alice in Wonderland and the Narnia Chronicles , we get to see Neil at his storytelling best.