by Neil Gaiman, Illustrated by Charles Vess
Allen and Unwin. Picture Book. Hardcover rrp $24.99
The cover of this wonderful children’s book will delight children and adults alike. There is immediately a sense of magic and mysterious beings.
colder, too, and sharper, and they cut.”
Charles Vess’ illustrations are straight out of the Brothers Grimm. The wonderful visuals led me all over the place and Gaiman’s words showed me where to look deeper. Brilliant and stunning, Instructions will be a book that children will treasure for many years. Adults will find themselves reminiscing about the great stories of their own childhood.
Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book was reviewed in Issue 14 of The Reading Stack.