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Pretty monsters : stories

Author: Kelly Link; Shaun Tan
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
A collection of nine short stories for young adults.
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Genre/Form: Horror stories
Horror fiction
Science fiction
Short stories
Humorous fiction
Fantasy fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kelly Link; Shaun Tan
ISBN: 9780670010905 0670010901 9780142416723 014241672X
OCLC Number: 221152489
Target Audience: 740
Description: 389 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The wrong grave --
The wizards of Perfil --
Magic for beginners --
The faery handbag --
The specialist's hat --
Monster --
The surfer --
The constable of Abal --
Pretty monsters.
Responsibility: Kelly Link ; with decorations by Shaun Tan.


A collection of nine short stories for young adults.
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Easy to read, playful, witty, and deadpan!

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-04-27) Very Good Permalink

Grave robbers, aliens, talking dead girls, lost fairy pursues camper-eating monsters. If you think these are interesting topics for a quick read, then pick up this book! These nine short stories have plots that are different and interesting; Link definitely has a dark and compelling take on things....
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