Books by Dave McKean

MOUSE BIRD SNAKE WOLF by David Almond
Released: May 1, 2013

"Wild and alive, this visually extravagant fable of the marvel, power and active nature of the creative process howls at the moon. (art not seen in full color) (Graphic novella. 9-12)"
An award-winning British team conjures a haunting graphic novella that shows what happens when the complacent gods stop creating things and children pick up the slack. Read full book review >
HISTORY
Released: Oct. 4, 2011

"Watch for this to be mooted and bruited in school board meetings to come. And score points for Dawkins, who does a fine job of explaining earthquakes and rainbows in the midst of baiting the pious."
A resounding denunciation of the enemies of science—namely, magical and supernatural thinking. Read full book review >
THE MAGIC OF REALITY by Richard Dawkins
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Sept. 23, 2011

"Plenty of well-designed, smoothly integrated special features only enhance this passionate, provocative scientific manifesto. (thumbnail-image chapter and page indexes) (iPad nonfiction app. 11 & up)"
In a terrific example of e-bookmaking, animations, audio clips and interactive demos embellish the full text and already-memorable illustrations of this bestselling take on What Is So and What Ain't. Read full book review >
CRAZY HAIR by Neil Gaiman
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2009

Appropriately crazy art design places masses of Photoshopped hair swirling wildly around Gaiman's rhymed defense of unshorn locks. Read full book review >

THE SAVAGE by David Almond
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

Fantasy and reality mix in the psychodrama of a fictional feral child who steps out of his story. Read full book review >

THE GRAVEYARD BOOK by Neil Gaiman
Released: Sept. 30, 2008

Wistful, witty, wise—and creepy. Read full book review >

THE OUTLAW VARJAK PAW by SF Said
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 10, 2006

Varjak Paw is back! Read full book review >

THE WOLVES IN THE WALLS by Neil Gaiman
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

You know what they say: "If the wolves come out of the walls, it's all over." Read full book review >

VARJAK PAW by S.F. Said
ANIMALS
Released: May 13, 2003

A touch of magic realism lends spooky charm to Said's animal fantasy. Read full book review >