Coraline By Neil Gaiman
Sometimes creepy stories with supernatural powers and souls attract most of the readers and listeners and that is what happened here in this story The story of Coraline has been considered, suspense, horror, and fiction along with fantasy-filled thoughts that makes the simple and ordinary life of Coraline the most horrible journey when she gets into a new flat with the family.
The story is written and narrated by Neil Gaiman in a very tantalizing manner that kids would not leave it there unfinished and will strive to listen to it until Coraline gets to her goal in this story.
The story starts when Coraline moves to a new flat with her family which has a total of 14 doors and total of 21 windows. But the mystery begins with the fact that the 1 out of the 14 windows would not open at all because the other side is a wall. After knowing that the scenario develops when Coraline unlocks and explore the 4th door and finds a way out into the other flat similar to theirs.
There she finds out other parents who would not let her go and she also encounters the fact that the children have lost their souls and now Coraline has to get them back and save their lives as well as hers from the haunted flat.
This story is carries some touches from the stories like Neverwhere, The Graveyard Book: Full-Cast Production and American Gods: The Tenth Anniversary Edition (A Full Cast Production).
With wonderful narration and story formation this books works best for the kids who have thirst for the suspense, fantasy and a tint of horror that attracts the listeners for more. The book has achieved the awards including the Book Sense Book of the Year Award Finalist, as well as the Children’s Literature, 2003 and Hugo Award Winner, Best Novella, 2003 and the Nebula Award Winner, Best Novella, 2003 for the perfect story and connection between the thoughts and imaginations that have been used in this books.