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The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time
 

The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time (Hardback, New title)

By Haddon, Mark

Christopher is 15 and has Asperger's Syndrome, a form of autism. He is obsessed with maths, science and Sherlock Holmes, but finds it hard to understand other people. When he finds a dead dog on a neighbour's lawn he decides to solve the mystery and write a detective thriller abo... read full description below.

ISBN 9780385605878
Barcode 9780385605878
Published 2 June 2003 by Random House
Format Hardback, New title
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ISBN-13 9780385605878
ISBN-10 0385605870
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Random House
Imprint David Fickling Books
Publication Date 2 June 2003
International Publication Date 1 May 2003
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback, New title
Edition New title
Author(s) By Haddon, Mark
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
Personal Awareness & Social Issues
Number of Pages 288
Dimensions Width: 161mm
Height: 223mm
Spine: 24mm
Weight 471g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
Library of Congress Asperger's syndrome - Patients - Fiction, Detective and mystery stories - lcsh, Young adult fiction - lcsh
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code 211468

Description of this Book

Christopher is 15 and has Asperger's Syndrome, a form of autism. He is obsessed with maths, science and Sherlock Holmes but finds it hard to understand other people. When he finds a dead dog on a neighbour's lawn he decides to solve the mystery and write a detective thriller about it.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Winner of Guardian Children's Fiction Award 2003 -- Winner of Booktrust Teenage Prize 2003 -- Short-listed for Whitbread Prize (Novel) 2003 -- Short-listed for Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2003

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Author's Bio

Mark Haddon is an author, illustrator and screenwriter who has written fifteen books for children and won two BAFTAs. His bestselling novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, was published simultaneously by Jonathan Cape and David Fickling in 2003. It won seventeen literary prizes, including the Whitbread Award. His poetry collection, The Talking Horse and the Sad Girl and the Village Under the Sea, was published by Picador in 2005, and his last novel, The Red House, was published by Jonathan Cape in 2012. He lives in Oxford.

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