Sandra Mills (PhD Candidate in English Literature, University of Hull) hosts a slightly darker children’s book from the sensational Neil Gaiman for this reading group.
Gaiman’s works have ballooned in popularity in recent years with high-profile adaptations on film and television – Coraline included.
Fans of Neil Gaiman will be glad of the opportunity to discuss his work, and with such a different type of children’s book key questions are sure to arise, first among them is: do children’s books need to be cheerful?
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