Graveyard Book Summary

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Your novel, The Graveyard Book, had a very interesting story line. The idea that an undead person could be raised by the dead and live amongst them was very intriguing. I enjoyed the fact that Bod had the Freedom of the Graveyard, which is a unique idea that was portrayed, in my opinion, excellently. One of my favorite things about the book was its illustrations. The illustrations added imagery to the story and allowed me to imagine what was going on in a different way than I would have if the pictures were not given. It was also interesting to contrast my thoughts of what was happening in the story versus the illustrator’s thoughts, as that they were very different, and are very different to every reader. The illustrations also allowed me to see into yours and Dave McKean’s minds and what your thoughts were while reading the story. While I liked the illustrations, I did not really like the beginning of the book all too much. The whole time I was reading it I couldn’t help but wonder how the baby was able to make it all the way to the graveyard on his own, and how he ended up at the graveyard of all places. I know it is a fictional book, but that just seemed a little too unrealistic to me. Given that this was only the beginning of the book, while reading the …show more content…

I liked how Bod finally came face to face with the man that killed his family and was able to get some closure once Jack was killed. I liked that Bod was finally able to get out of the graveyard and losing his Freedom of the Graveyard meant that he was finally able to live a normal life. He was going to have to get out of there at some point, and I’m glad that he lost his Freedom of the Graveyard when he left because it kind of gave him closure and allowed him to completely get away from the graveyard. This was a great way to end the story because I believe it brought everything together and it made me happy to see that Bod was finally free from the

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