A Monster Calls

by Patrick Ness, read by Jason Isaacs. Candlewick on Brilliance Audio, 2011. 4 hours, 1 min; 4 audio discs and 1 bonus disc.


Conor, coping with his mother's progressing cancer, is visited at night by a monster who craves the exchange of stories. Isaacs’s monster growls as Conor grieves, and his resonant voice mirrors the mood originally set by the book’s illustrations, which are included on an accompanying bonus disc.




Awards Won

Title Year
Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults
To select, annotate, and present for publication an annual list of notable audio recordings significant to young adults from those released in the past two years. Full list can be found here.
2013 - Selection(s)