Question: How Did BOD Escape From The Pawn Shop?

What age group is the graveyard book for?

The novel is aimed at 8 – 11 year olds, but the gruesome murder descriptions in the first chapter may push the age up.

Parents should read that bit and then decide.

Nearly every chapter is a self contained short story about an incident in Bod’s life..

What does BOD learn about Lupescu?

She tells him about all the kinds of “people” in the world, including ghouls and Hounds of God. She also teaches him “ways to call for help in every language in the world” (3.68). Teaching Bod to cry for help in Night-Gaunt (the language of the night-gaunts, of course) soon helps him escape Hell and the ghouls.

Why does BOD join the ghouls?

When someone we love leaves and we don’t know why, or when he or she is coming back, it’s hard – whether we’re six or sixty. Because he’s feeling so down in the dumps, Bod decides he’ll start a new life with the ghouls.

Why did bods adoptive parents feel ill at ease when they met BOD at their tomb?

Why did Bod’s adoptive parents feel ill at ease when they met Bod at their tomb? Bod’s parents felt uncomfortable because they knew they were saying their last good-byes to Bod, but he didn’t yet know that he was about to leave them.

What does the lady in GREY symbolize?

The Lady on the Grey is another super-mysterious figure. She might be a personification of death – which means she’s death in human form, like a prettier version of the Grim Reaper. She says that everybody – and that means you, too – will eventually get to ride her white horse (called a “grey”).

How long can a ghoul go without eating?

two monthsGhouls don’t need to eat in the short term like humans do. They can survive for one or two months just feeding on one body.

How did Miss Lupescu’s lessons prove useful to bod?

How did Miss Lupescu’s lessons prove useful to Bod? Bod used what he learned from Miss Lupescu to call the night-gaunts for help so Miss Lupescu could rescue him. Bod used what he learned from Miss Lupescu to speak to the ghouls in a foreign language and confuse them enough so he could escape.

What did BOD learn about the oldest inhabitant of the graveyard?

What did he learn about the oldest inhabitant of the graveyard? Bod visited Caius Pompeius because he was the oldest person in the graveyard. They learned that he had a weird indigo man in his barrow and had treasure guarded by the Sleer.

How does BOD escape the ghouls?

They jump over the wall into the graveyard and make their way to the ghoul gate – the grave where Bod is sleeping. He wakes up and the creatures introduce themselves to him.

What astonishing discovery did bod make when he was rescued from the ghouls?

What astonishing discovery did Bod make when he was rescued from the ghouls? After he cleared out the nettle patch, Bod carefully painted letters on… the glass paperweight and placed it as a headstone on Liza’s grave.

How did the man Jack track his prey?

How did he track his prey? He was hired to kill the family in that house. The man Jack used his heightened 5 senses to track down his prey.

Why did Mrs Owens fear for bod?

Why did Mrs. Owens fear for Bod? Because his guardian (Silas) was gone and he hadn’t returned for a while.

Does BOD die in the graveyard book?

With a little help from Liza, Bod escapes, goes back home, returns the Sleer’s brooch to the Sleer, and gives Liza the headstone she wants – what a day. One winter, Bod goes to the Danse Macabre, a dance between the living and the dead that does not happen often.

How did the ghouls behavior towards BOD change once he entered their kingdom?

3. How did the ghouls’ behaviour towards Bod change once he entered their kingdom? Instead of being friends with him, they started to be mean and were roughhousing him, by playing catch with him as the ball. Bod could also tell that the wonderful things they were talking about a couple minutes ago were all lies.

Why did Jack kill bods family in the graveyard book?

Jack’s motive is to kill Bod, and he succeeded in killing Bod’s family. He wants to kill Bod because there is a prophecy that Jack, and the four other Jacks who make up an ancient brotherhood, will…

Why did BOD consider running away?

Bod, realizing that he wasn’t willing to give up being with other living people, decided to run away. Liza helped Bod see that the danger from the man who wanted him dead was still real, and that those in the graveyard wanted Bod to stay alive so he could someday live a normal life.

Why was Mr Pennyworth disappointed in BOD progress?

In The Graveyard Book, Mr. Pennyworth is disappointed in Bod’s progress because he has not practiced his Slipping and Fading skills.

What creature is Silas in The Graveyard Book?

vampireSilas is a vampire. He doesn’t go out during the day, sleeps in a coffin, eats only one kind of food (and it’s not bananas!