Book Review: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

There’s not much I can say about this beautiful book that hasn’t been said in every other review out there. Written by Patrick Ness (Chaos Walking trilogy), illustrated by Jim Kay and from an idea by the late Siobhan Dowd, this really is a special story.


We meet young Conor on the night a monster calls to his house. The monster wants one thing from the boy; the truth. To go into any more detail of the plot would just ruin the experience.

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