M is for Magic
Author Neil Gaiman
Country US
Genre(s) Childrens
Publisher Harper Collins
Publication date June 26th, 2007

M Is for Magic is a collection of child-friendly short fiction by Neil Gaiman. The stories and poems were selected from previously published works, with the exception of "The Witch's Headstone", which is an excerpt from the later-published novel, The Graveyard Book, and are:

  • "The Case Of The Four And Twenty Blackbirds" (first published in Knave)
  • "Troll Bridge" (first published in Smoke and Mirrors)
  • "Don't Ask Jack" (first published in Smoke and Mirrors)
  • "How To Sell The Ponti Bridge" (first published in Imagine #24)
  • "October In The Chair" (first published in Conjunctions)
  • "Chivalry" (first published in Smoke and Mirrors)
  • "The Price" (first published in Smoke and Mirrors)
  • "How to Talk to Girls at Parties" (first published in Fragile Things)
  • "Sunbird" (first published in Noisy Outlaws)
  • "The Witch's Headstone" (first published in Dark Alchemy: Magical Tales from the Masters of Modern Fantasy)
  • "Instructions" (first published in Wolf at the Door)

All the stories also appeared in Coraline and Other Stories (2007) published by Bloomsbury in the UK.