Coraline review – Independent on Sunday

From a children’s book roundup from the Independent on Sunday:

“…The one outstanding novel for girls this summer, written by the creator of the cult “Sandman” series, Neil Gaiman, requires nerves of steel. Coraline (Bloomsbury pounds 9.99) steps out of her new family flat into one that seems identical, only with better food and kinder parents -who will trap her and her real parents forever if she doesn’t fight back. Delicate and extraordinary, it reads like Alice in Wonderland crossed with Stephen King….”

Full cite: “Joy Across the Generations”; Independent on Sunday; Jun 30, 2002; p15