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David Almond by Nacho Vallero

  • Born

    Is a British children's writer who has written several novels, each one to critical acclaim.
    Almond was born and raised in Felling and Newcastle in post-industrial North East England and educated at the University of East Anglia. When he was young, he found his love of writing when some short stories of his were published in a local magazine.
  • Skellig

    Is a novel. for which Almond was awarded the Carnegie Medal in 1998 and also the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year Award. In 2007 it was selected by judges of the CILIP Carnegie Medal for children's literature as one of the ten most important children's novels of the past 70 years.
  • Heaven Eyes

    Heaven Eyes
    Is a fictional young adult novel by award-winning author
  • Kit's Wilderness

    Kit's Wilderness
    It won the 2001 Michael L. Printz Award from the American Library Association
  • Secret Heart

    Secret Heart
  • Wild Girl, Wild Boy

     Wild Girl, Wild Boy
  • Wild Girl, Wild Boy published

  • The Fire Eaters

     The Fire Eaters
    It won the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize Gold Award and the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year Award
  • Clay

  • The Savage

    The Savage
  • Clay It was adapted for television

  • Raven Summer

     Raven Summer
  • Clay on aired BBC

  • guest on Private Passions,

    Biographical music discussion programme on BBC Radio 3
  • Awards

    The prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award for lifetime achievement in children's writing.