He has four children and one grandson. Dave McKean is a long-time artistic collaborator of award-winning author Neil Gaiman.
He is also a film-maker. Dave lives in Kent. There's a book out there for every child, even the most reluctant of readers. Try a few of the books below to see if they click with your child and help them love reading. This field is required.
Crazy Hair. Originating in a distant bad-hair day of Gaiman's, this short poem from is rejuvenated with McKean's distinctive and inventive images. Read more about Crazy Hair. The Graveyard Book. Read more about The Graveyard Book.
- CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY FOR ALL, When Writing becomes an Art.
- Top 100 Children’s Novels #57: The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken.
- The Royal Dirk (Historical Fiction for Teens: Illustrated Edition).
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In the Shadow of Wolves by Alvydas Šlepikas
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So Bounce does what she does best and decides to get revenge. Enter Wiggins and Orange, two seventh grade boys who are enamored by the idea of having the attention of such a powerful, older girl. His chapters are not the easiest to read because Wiggins struggles with literacy issues.
There are racial slurs without consequence. He likes the acceptance he received from Bounce.
In the Shadow of Wolves by Alvydas Šlepikas - NB
He, too, needs the acceptance. The final player in the story is Frog, the kidnapped girl.
Instead, she contents herself on playing a video game all day long. The video game follows a bunch of children who are in the trees trying to escape the wolves who live on the ground. The Children and the Wolves successfully executes the multiple narrator, as well as successfully executes four distinct voices.
More than that, this story will leave you wondering who is in the right and who is in the wrong.
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