He has won numerous awards, including the HugoNebulaand Bram Stoker awards, as well as the Newbery and Carnegie medals. He is the first author to win both the Newbery and the Carnegie medals for the same work, The Graveyard Book Gaiman's Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros - Person A changed his original family name of Chaiman to Gaiman.
He has two younger sisters, Claire and Lizzy. After living for a period in the nearby town of PortchesterHampshire, where Neil was born inthe Gaimans moved in to the West Sussex town of East Grinsteadwhere his parents studied Dianetics at the Scientology centre in the town; one of Gaiman's sisters works for the Church of Scientology in Los Angeles.
His other sister, Lizzy Calcioli, has said, "Most of our social activities were involved with Scientology or our Jewish family. It would get very confusing when people would ask my religion as a kid. I'd say, 'I'm a Jewish Scientologist. I would not stand up and beat the drum for the existence of God in this universe. It doesn't really matter to me. Gaiman was able to read at the age of four. He said, "I was a reader. I loved reading.
Reading things gave me pleasure. I was very good at most subjects in school, not because I had any particular aptitude in them, Chapter Nine - Neil Gaiman With Original Music By The Gothic Archies - Coraline because normally on the first day of school they'd hand out schoolbooks, and I'd read them—which would mean that I'd know what was Chapter Nine - Neil Gaiman With Original Music By The Gothic Archies - Coraline up, because I'd read it.
Tolkien 's The Lord of the Rings from his school library. Although the library only had the first two of the novel's three volumes, Neil consistently checked them out and read them.
He later won the school English prize and the school reading prize, enabling him to finally acquire the third volume. For his seventh birthday, Gaiman received C.
Lewis 's The Chronicles of Narnia series. He later recalled that "I admired his use of parenthetical statements to the reader, where he would just talk to you I'd think, 'Oh, my gosh, that is so cool!
I want to do that! When I become an author, I want to be able to do things in parentheses. When Gaiman won the Medal himself, the press reported him recalling, "it had to be the most important literary award there ever was"  and observing, "if you can make yourself aged seven happy, you're really doing well — it's like writing a letter to yourself aged seven. Lewis Carroll 's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was another childhood favourite, and "a favourite forever.
Alice was default reading to the point where I knew it by heart. The couple were married in after having their first child, Michael. As a child and a teenager, Gaiman read the works of C. LewisJ. Laffertywhom he discovered when he was nine, and asked for advice on becoming an author along with a Lafferty pastiche he had written. The writer sent Gaiman an encouraging and informative letter back, along with literary advice. Gaiman has said Roger Zelazny was the author who influenced him the most,  with this influence particularly seen in Gaiman's literary style and the topics he writes about.
In the early s, Gaiman pursued journalism, conducting interviews and writing book reviews, as a means to learn about the world and to make connections that he hoped would later assist him in getting published. Moore's fresh and vigorous approach to comics had such an impact on Gaiman that he later wrote "that was the final straw, what was left of my resistance crumbled. I proceeded to make regular and frequent Chapter Nine - Neil Gaiman With Original Music By The Gothic Archies - Coraline to London's Forbidden Planet shop to buy comics".
Inhe wrote his first book, a biography of the band Duran Duranas well as Ghastly Beyond Beliefa book of quotations, with Kim Newman.
When he went to relinquish his rights to the Chapter Nine - Neil Gaiman With Original Music By The Gothic Archies - Coralinehe discovered the publisher had gone bankrupt. He refused the offer. He also wrote interviews and articles for many British magazines, including Knave.
During this he sometimes wrote under pseudonyms, including Gerry Musgrave, Richard Grey, and "a couple of house names". After forming a friendship with comic-book writer Alan Moore Gaiman started writing comic books, picking up Miracleman after Moore finished his Love Theme From Flash Dance - Various - Созвездие Хитов.
Инструментальные Хиты Vol. 1 on the series. Gaiman and artist Mark Buckingham collaborated on several issues of the series before its publisher, Eclipse Comicscollapsed, leaving the series unfinished.
His first published comic strips were four short Future Shocks for AD in — The Sandman tells the tale of the agelessanthropomorphic personification of Dream that is known by many names, including Morpheus. The series began in January and concluded in March An editorial decision by DC to censor Veitch's final storyline caused both Gaiman and Delano to withdraw from the title.
Gaiman produced two stories for DC's Secret Origins series in InGaiman wrote The Books of Magica four-part A Folded Post-It Wedged - Danae Stefanou - [herewith] that provided a tour of the mythological and magical parts of the DC Universe through a frame story about an English teenager who discovers that he is destined to be the world's greatest wizard.
Bissette 's publication Taboowas stopped when the anthology itself was discontinued. In the mids, he also created a number of new characters and a setting that was to be featured in a title published by Tekno Comix. The concepts were then altered and split between three titles set in the same continuity: Lady JusticeMr. Hero the Newmatic Manand Teknophage and tie-ins. Although Gaiman's name appeared prominently as creator of the characters, he was not involved in writing any of the above-mentioned books.
Asked why he likes comics more than other forms of storytelling, Gaiman said: "One of the joys of comics has always Chapter Nine - Neil Gaiman With Original Music By The Gothic Archies - Coraline the knowledge that it Chapter Nine - Neil Gaiman With Original Music By The Gothic Archies - Coralinein many ways, untouched ground.
It was virgin territory. When I was working on SandmanI felt a lot of the time that I was actually picking up a machete and heading out into the jungle. I got to write in places and do things that nobody had ever done before. When I'm writing novels I'm painfully aware that I'm working in a medium that people have been writing absolutely jaw-droppingly brilliant things for, you know, three-four thousand years now.
You know, you can go back. We have things like The Golden Ass. And you go, well, I don't know that I'm as good as that and that's two and a half thousand years old. But with comics I felt like — I can do stuff nobody has ever done. I can do stuff nobody has ever thought of.
And I could and it was enormously fun. Gaiman wrote two series for Marvel Comics. Marvel was an eight-issue limited series published from November to June with art by Andy Kubert and Richard Isanove. Williams III. Gaiman is overseeing The Sandman Universea line of comic books published by Vertigo.
The line launched on 8 August In a collaboration with author Terry Pratchettbest known for his series of Discworld novels, Gaiman's first novel Good Omens was published in In Pratchett said that while the entire novel was a collaborative effort and most of the ideas could be credited to both of them, Pratchett did a larger portion of writing and editing if for no other reason than Gaiman's scheduled involvement with Sandman.
The novelisation of Gaiman's teleplay for the BBC mini-series Neverwhere was his first solo novel. The novel was released in tandem with the television series though it presents some notable differences from the television series. Gaiman has since revised the novel twice, the first time for an American audience unfamiliar with the London Undergroundthe second time because he felt unsatisfied with the original.
Infirst printings of his fantasy novel Stardust were released. The novel has been released both as a standard novel and in an illustrated text edition. Chapter Nine - Neil Gaiman With Original Music By The Gothic Archies - Coraline Gods became one Letting Go - Joe Cocker - One Night Of Sin Gaiman's best-selling and multi-award-winning novels upon its release in Gaiman has not written a direct sequel to American Gods but he has revisited the characters.
A glimpse at Shadow's travels in Europe is found in a short story which finds him in Scotland, applying the same concepts developed in American Gods to the story of Beowulf. The novel Anansi Boys deals with Anansi 'Mr.
Nancy'tracing the relationship of his two sons, one semi-divine and the other an unassuming Englishman, as they explore their common heritage. In lateGaiman released a new children's book, The Graveyard Book. It follows Whip Me Fuck Your Bat - Cuntsuckers - Attack The Toilet adventures of a boy named Bod after his family is murdered and he is left to be brought up by a graveyard.
In SeptemberNeil Gaiman announced that he had been working for some years on retellings of Norse mythology. Gaiman wrote the BBC dark fantasy television series Neverwhere. In addition, he wrote the localised English language script to the anime movie Princess Mononokebased on a translation of the Japanese script.
He cowrote the script for Robert Zemeckis 's Beowulf with Roger Avarya collaboration that has proved productive for both writers. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or.
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The E-mail Address es field is required. Coraline: When Rag Doll - Brian Poole & The Tremeloes - Do You Love Me steps through a door to find another house strangely similar to her own only betterthings seem marvelous.
The Graveyard Book: Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place—he's the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians' time as well as their ghostly teachings.
But can a boy raised by ghosts face the wonders and terrors of the worlds of both the living and the dead? Odd and the Frost Giants: In this inventive, short, yet perfectly formed novel inspired by traditional Norse mythology, Neil Gaiman takes readers on a wild and magical trip to the land of giants and gods and back.
Fortunately, the Milk: Find out just how odd things get in this hilarious New York Times bestselling story of time travel and breakfast cereal, expertly told by Newbery Medalist and bestselling author Neil Gaiman and illustrated by Skottie Young.
The new girl is as pale as a ghost, blond, and eerily beautiful -- and she seems to need him as much as he wants her. Cory Brooks hungers for Anna Corwin's kisses, drowns in her light blue eyes. He can't get her out of his mind. He has been loosing sleep, ditching his friends Then as suddenly as she came to Shadyside High, Anna disappears.
To find a cure for his obsession, Cory must go to Anna's house on Fear Street -- no matter what the consequences. Anna may be the love of his life A Neverwhere short story from one of the brightest, most brilliant writers of our generation - the Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author of the award-winning The Ocean At the End of the Lane.
The coat. It was elegant. It was beautiful. It was so close that he could have reached out and touched it.
And it was unquestionably his. A boy is imprisoned by a witch and must tell her a new scary story each night to stay alive. This thrilling contemporary fantasy from J. White, the acclaimed author of the Thickety series, brings to life the magic and craft of storytelling.
A deliciously dark Wizard of Oz for the twenty-first century. A funny, scary and magical fantasy for young readers, this full-colour graphic novella features art from the film of Mirrormask story by Gaiman and McKean, directed by McKean, produced by the Jim Henson Company interspersed with new illustrations.
When a baby escapes a Chapter Nine - Neil Gaiman With Original Music By The Gothic Archies - Coraline intent on killing the entire family, who would have thought it would find safety and security in the local graveyard? Brought up by the resident ghosts, ghouls and spectres, Bod has an eccentric childhood learning about life from the dead.
See more. Coraline 10th Anniversary Edition. Ali Cross. James Patterson. James Patterson's blockbuster Alex Cross series has sold over million copies--and now he's bringing those thrills to a new generation! Alex's son Ali is eager to follow in his father's footsteps as a detective, but when his best King Kong - Ismael Rivera Y Sus Cachimbos - De Colores goes missing, what price will he have to pay to solve the mystery?
While solving some Are You Still My True Love - David Essex - Youre In My Heart the nation's most challenging crimes, his father always kept his head and did the right thing. Can Ali have the same strength and resolve? When Ali's best friend Abraham is reported missing, Ali is desperate to find him. At the same time, a string of burglaries targets his neighborhoodand even his own house.
With his father on trial for a crime he didn't commit, it's up to Ali to search for clues and find his friend. But being a kid sleuth isn't easyespecially when your Chapter Nine - Neil Gaiman With Original Music By The Gothic Archies - Coraline warns you not to get involved! Will his detective work lead to a break in Abraham's case or cause even more trouble for the Cross family? There is something strange about Coraline's new home. It's not the mist, or the cat that always seems to be watching her, nor the signs of danger that Miss Spink and Miss Forcible, her new neighbours, read in the tea leaves.
It's the other house - the one behind the old door in the drawing room. Another mother and father with black-button eyes and papery skin are waiting for Coraline to join them there. And they want her to stay with them. For ever. She knows that if she ventures through that door, she may never come back.
In Coraline's family's new flat there's a locked door. On the other side is a brick wall—until Coraline unlocks the door. Only different. The food is better there. Books have pictures that writhe and crawl and shimmer. And there's another mother and father there who want Coraline to be their little girl. They want to change her and keep her with them. Tenth anniversary edition of Neil Gaiman's modern classic, brilliantly illustrated by Chris Riddell, with a new foreword by the author.
When Coraline explores her new home, she steps through a door and into another house just like her own. It's a marvelous adventure until Coraline discovers that there's also another mother and another father in the house.
They want Coraline to stay with them and be their little girl. They want to keep her forever! Coraline must use all of her wits and every ounce of courage in order to save herself and return home. Coraline: A Visual Companion is a stunning, colorful guide to the making of the movie Coraline, based on the award-winning New York Times bestselling novel by Neil Gaiman Coraline Jones has just moved into a big old Victorian house with her inattentive parents, and like any eleven-year-old with an active imagination, she soon begins exploring her new home.
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