The Bone Garden
When Irreelle makes one final, unforgivable mistake, Miss Vesper threatens to imagine her away once and for all. Desperate, Irreelle flees to the underside of the graveyard and embarks on an adventure to unearth the magic that breathes bones to life, even if it means she will return to dust and be no more. With echoes of The Graveyard Book, Heather Kassner crafts a spooky story humming with magic and mystery.
- Paperback | 288 pages
- 130 x 193 x 18mm | 226.8g
- 04 Aug 2020
- Palgrave USA
- SQUARE FISH
- New York, United States
- 12 black and white illustrations
A gorgeously creepy tale with a timeless feel. With her vulnerability and courage, Irréelle is a heroine you can't help but love. --Elly Blake, New York Times bestselling author of Nightblood
[Evokes] the dreamy tone and themes of Neil Gaiman's Coraline and The Graveyard Book . . . With a timeless feel, Irréelle's story broaches the subjects of loss and forgiveness with a deft touch. This is an impressive new fairy tale that will appeal to fans of Lisa Graff's subtly magical stories. --Booklist
The pages of this book are filled with imagination incarnate--in the form of a haunting heroine made from dust, bone, and a heart of gold. A deliciously dark, unique tale! --MarcyKate Connolly, author of Shadow Weaver.
Beautifully haunting and elegantly told, The Bone Garden enchanted me from page one and kept me spellbound until the very end. I'm convinced Heather Kassner must have her own brand of magic as strong and compelling as her bewitching characters. --Mindee Arnett, author of Onyx and Ivory
At once creepy and emotional, this hauntingly beautiful book and its wonderful narrator come alive with a breath of magic and a pinch of the macabre. --Lori M. Lee, author of the Gates of Thread and Stone series
It is easy to become lost with Irréelle as she navigates the eerie passages of the graveyard, listening to the hum of human bones. Ultimately a story of love and the power of friendship, this girl of dust and imagination will win your heart and keep you turning pages until the very end. --Lucy Hounsom, author of Starborn
About Heather Kassner