This was a fun book to read with my 10 year old daughter. It takes a lot of the typical "scary story" elements and turns them around into the "safe" part of the story.
I also love how Gaiman uses challenging vocabulary (Maya giggled several times at words that I wasn't sure how to pronounce, and a couple we had to look up)
While this is basically a book of short stories centered around Bod Owens as he grows up, they are very interconnected with early events and characters playing important parts in later sections.
I absolutely loved it (and I think Maya did too....I'll have to get her to write a review :) Tonight we started bedtime reading early so we could read the last 60 pages in one sitting. Very engrossing.