Blueberry Girl

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Blueberry Girl
Author Neil Gaiman
Illustrator Charles Vess
Country United States
Language English
Genre Children's
Publisher HarperCollins
Publication date
March 10, 2009
Media type Hardcover
Pages 32
ISBN 0-06-083808-6

Blueberry Girl is a book by Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess. It was conceived as a poem of the same name, written in 2000 by Neil Gaiman for his goddaughter Tash, the daughter of his friend Tori Amos.[1] In 2004, Neil Gaiman announced that Charles Vess was painting pictures to go with the poem, with the intention of publishing it as book.[2][3][4]

The book was published in 2009 by HarperCollins.[5][6]


The book was well received on release, with both the writing and drawing being praised.[7][8][9] In 2009 it was selected for the Summer 2009 Kids List by the American Booksellers Association.[10]


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  3. ^ "Neil Gaiman's Journal: Blueberry Girls". Retrieved November 17, 2009. 
  4. ^ "News from Green Man Press » Blog Archive » Blueberry Wanderings". Retrieved November 17, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Neil Gaiman's Journal: This is a Prayer For A Blueberry Girl...". Retrieved November 17, 2009. 
  6. ^ "Blueberry Girl, By Neil Gaiman , Illustrated by Charles Vess: HarperCollins Children's Books". Retrieved November 17, 2009. 
  7. ^ Blum, Matt (April 10, 2009). "Review: Neil Gaiman’s Blueberry Girl - Wonderful, Even If Not Weird - GeekDad -". Retrieved November 17, 2009. 
  8. ^ "Gaiman's "Blueberry Girl": a benediction for a girl's happy life - Boing Boing". Retrieved November 17, 2009. 
  9. ^ "Blog@Newsarama » Blog Archive » Two new children’s books by comic book people". Retrieved November 29, 2009. 
  10. ^ "Kids' Indie Next List, Summer 2009". Retrieved November 24, 2009. 

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