NPR Choice pageSee Featured Authors Answering Questions. To ask other readers questions about The Graveyard Book , please sign up. Answered Questions Dawn Absolutely loved him. Bod is actually one of my favorite Gaiman protags. He's a departure from the hapless, wimpy slackers that usually characterize …more Absolutely loved him.
The Graveyard Book: Chapter 2 - Read by Neil Gaiman
Battle of the Books Questions: "The Graveyard Book", by N. Gaiman
It is said that we all meet her when we die! Finish Editing. Scarlett's parents thought Bod was. For the first time in his life, he leaves the graveyard and finds a shop he hopes will buy the brooch.
Monster Trivia. He is 15 and must be set free to be among the living now that the threat of the Jacks is gone. Silas and Miss Lupescu are members of the Honour Guard. Identify the literary element in this quote.
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Bod is adopted by Mr. Owens and Mrs. Owens sees it as her duty to take care of Bod, even though the other graveyard residents are against it Silas , the vampire , encourages Mrs. Owens to keep the toddler in the graveyard. Owens and her husband have taken this child under protection. Silas is the guardian and mentor of Bod.
Bod is rescued from the fray by a huge gray animal with flaming eyes and large paws. He also pulls out an old business card, given to him by the man Jack years ago. Who was the Lady on the Grey. What will happen if you disobey them. Silas quetions Jack from coming into the graveyard after the baby.
Rate this book. Extension Activities Gravestone Rubbing. Scarlett first meets Mr. Frost in the graveyard when he is rubbing gravestones, a hobby that many people enjoy. Visit a cemetery with paper and crayons to rub some gravestones of your own.
Delete Quiz. Owens had an expression for two things he found equally unpleasant, which was:. It wraps its coils around the man Jack questionz pulls him into the wall of the tomb. Load 2 more questions.
He tells her to search the newspapers of the time, and she enlists the help of the local librarian to do just that. Book Awards. Silas patiently answers all of the boy's questions and thee to help him understand the world. How did Mistress Owens and the mysterious Silas save the baby!Back to Site. This is called personification. She tells him the story, and he offers to find out more facts for her. One day, he meets a young girl playing among the bushes.
Silas's shadow stretching over the hill. The authors purpose for writing this book is to? Since no one knows his name and the boy is too little to tell them, they decide to call him "Nobody" or "Bod" for short. Humans would consider Miss Lupescu to be a werewolf, but she calls herself a hound of god.