It takes a graveyard to raise a child.
Nobody Owens, known as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal is he didn't live in a graveyard, being raised by ghosts, with a guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor th dead. There are adventures in the graveyard for a boy-an ancient Indigo Man, a gateway to the abandoned cuty of ghouls, the strange and terrible Sleer. But if Bod leaves the graveyard, he will be in danger from the man Jack-who has already killed Bod's family.
by Neil Gaiman