Blueberry Girl

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Blueberry Girl
Blueberry Girl Cover.jpg
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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  2. ^ "Neil Gaiman's Journal: listening to unresolving". Retrieved November 17, 2009. 
  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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