Copyright ©2011 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use. For other uses, prior permission required.

MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

And while we're on the subject of books, we'd like to take just a minute to announce a special treat for all the kids who may be listening in the back seat or at the kitchen table. It is the ALL THINGS CONSIDERED Back-Seat Book Club. We want our young listeners to get involved and send in questions for their favorite authors.

First up will be Neil Gaiman and "The Graveyard Book."

NEIL GAIMAN: (Reading) You weren't allowed out of the graveyard, because it's only in the graveyard that we can keep you safe. This is where you live, and this is where those who love you can be found.

ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

Read the book, or visit npr.org for a link to listen to the whole thing online. And then email us questions about "The Graveyard Book." Write to BackSeatBookClub@npr.org, and Neil Gaiman will join us with answers on Halloween.

(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)

SIEGEL: You're listening to ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News.

Copyright © 2011 NPR. All rights reserved. No quotes from the materials contained herein may be used in any media without attribution to NPR. This transcript is provided for personal, noncommercial use only, pursuant to our Terms of Use. Any other use requires NPR's prior permission. Visit our permissions page for further information.

NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by a contractor for NPR, and accuracy and availability may vary. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Please be aware that the authoritative record of NPR's programming is the audio.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.