David Almond Vazquez

  • Born

    In Newcastle, Britain
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    David Almond

  • Skellig

    His first children's novel won the Whitbread Children's Novel of the Year Award and also the Carnegie Medal. It has been adapted into a stage play, film and opera.
  • Kit's Wilderness

     Kit's Wilderness
  • Heaven Eyes

     Heaven Eyes
  • Secret Heart

     Secret Heart
  • Wild Girl, Wild Boy

     Wild Girl, Wild Boy
    His first play aimed at adolescents
  • The Fire Eaters

     The Fire Eaters
    Won the 2003 Whitbread Awards
  • Clay

  • Work

    Since 2007 he has been a Visiting Professor in Creative Writing at Nottingham Trent University.
  • Raven Summer

     Raven Summer
  • The Savage

    The Savage
    A children's book whose subject matter is written more towards young adults and adults
  • Private Passions

    The biographical music discussion programme on BBC Radio 3
  • The Knife Sharpener

    The Knife Sharpener
  • My Name is Mina

     My Name is Mina
    My Name is Mina is written as Mina's journal, and is about her life before she met Michael from Skellig
  • Hans Christian Andersen Award

    He was awarded the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award for lifetime achievement in children's writing.