Author

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David Almond

British children's writer

1951   -  

genre: magic realism
country of citizenship: England, United Kingdom
language of expression: English
educated at: University of East Anglia
occupation: writer, children's writer, author, novelist
award received: Hans Christian Andersen Award, Zilveren Griffel, Zilveren Zoen, Carnegie Medal, Michael L. Printz Award, Nestlé Children's Book Prize, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature
influenced by: Gabriel García Márquez
www.davidalmond.com

David Almond FRSL (born 15 May 1951) is a British author who has written several novels for children and young adults from 1998, each one receiving critical acclaim. He is one of thirty children's writers, and one of three from the UK, to win the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award. For the 70th anniversary of the British Carnegie Medal in 2007, his debut novel Skellig (1998) was named one of the top ten Medal-winning works, selected by a panel to compose the ballot for a public election of the all-time favourite. It ranked third in the public vote from that shortlist.
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works

25

Clay

book by David Almond

author: David Almond

2005

My Name Is Mina

book by David Almond

author: David Almond

2010

Skellig

book by David Almond

author: David Almond

1998

Jackdaw Summer

book by David Almond

author: David Almond

2008

Kit's Wilderness

book by David Almond

author: David Almond

1999

Heaven Eyes

book by David Almond

author: David Almond

2000

The Fire-Eaters

book by David Almond

author: David Almond

2003

A Song for Ella Grey

britischer Jugendroman

author: David Almond

2014

The Tightrope Walkers

2014 novel written by David Almond

author: David Almond

2014

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