Being a Child 101: “Coraline” and making the most out of demographics

By Mark York | including 1 item
Dear reader, I have come to a revelation: Children get all the best books. And it’s not like I’m jealous — I’m not. I am ecstatic, in fact, that young readers get to go on fantastical, whimsical journeys while I’m stuck with Faulkner or Steinbeck. Who needs lions, witches or wardrobes when I could read an entire book about an old man catching a fish? But, even if I was to admit that I was bitter, I might find solace in one thing … children’s books may be rich and imaginative, but children characters, as they are often used, are kind of shallow compared to their adult counterparts. That being said, there’s one exception: Neil Gaiman’s “Coraline.”
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Book / 9780380807345 / Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean  / April 24, 2012 / 1 / ..:::