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Almond, David 1951-

Overview
Works: 144 works in 758 publications in 18 languages and 38,382 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  History  Fantasy fiction  Diary fiction  Dystopias  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Narrator, Other, Contributor, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.A448, [FIC]
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Skellig by David Almond( Book )
114 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 16 languages and held by 4,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael was looking forward to his new house and neighborhood, until his infant sister became very ill. Now his parents are constantly frantic, the scary doctor is always coming around, and Michael feels helpless. When he goes out into the old rickety garage, he comes across a mysterious being living beneath spider webs and eating flies for dinner. What has Michael found in the derelict garage? What is this creature that lies in the darkness? Is it human, or a strange beast never seen before? And what will happen in the world when he carries it out into the light? This creature calls himself Skellig, and over the weeks Michael and his new friend Mina bring Skellig out of the garage, and their worlds change forever
Kit's wilderness by David Almond( Book )
66 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 3,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Kit goes to live with his grandfather in the decaying coal mining town of Stoneygate, England, and finds both the old man and the town haunted by ghosts of the past
Raven summer by David Almond( Book )
21 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Led to an abandoned baby by a raven, fourteen-year-old Liam seems fated to meet two foster children who have experienced the world's violence in very different ways as he struggles to understand war, family problems, and friends who grow apart
My dad's a birdman by David Almond( Book )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a northern English town, Lizzie, despite her own grief over the death of her mother, tries to distract her grief-stricken father by helping him enter and prepare for the Great Human Bird Competition
The savage by David Almond( Book )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A boy tells about a story he wrote when dealing with his father's death about a savage kid living in a ruined chapel in the woods--and the tale about the savage kid coming to life in the real world
Heaven eyes by David Almond( Book )
38 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having escaped from their orphanage on a raft, Erin, January, and Mouse float down into another world of abandoned warehouses and factories, meeting a strange old man and an even stranger girl with webbed fingers and little memory of her past
My name is Mina by David Almond( Book )
33 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Creative, intelligent, nine-year-old Mina keeps a journal in her own disorderly way that reveals how her mind is growing into something extraordinary, especially after she begins homeschooling under the direction of her widowed mother
The fire-eaters by David Almond( Book )
51 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1962 England, despite observing his father's illness and the suffering of the fire-eating Mr. McNulty, as well as enduring abuse at school and the stress of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Bobby Burns and his family and friends still find reasons to rejoice in their lives and to have hope for the future
Clay by David Almond( Book )
24 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The developing relationship between teenager Davie and a mysterious new boy in town morphs into something darker and more sinister when Davie learns firsthand of the boy's supernatural powers
The boy who swam with piranhas by David Almond( Book )
16 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Stanley Potts's uncle Ernie has developed an over-the-top fascination with canning fish in the house, and life at 69 Fish Quay Lane has turned balmy. But there's darkness in the madness, and when Uncle Ernie's obsession takes an unexpectedly cruel turn, Stan has no choice but to leave. As he journeys away from the life he's always known, he mingles with a carnival full of eccentric characters and meets the legendary Pancho Pirelli, the man who swims in a tank full of perilous piranhas. Will Stan be bold enough to dive in the churning waters himself and choose his own destiny?"--Description from Amazon.com, viewed July 31, 2013
The true tale of the monster Billy Dean, telt by hisself by David Almond( Book )
24 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trapped in his bedroom by a father who fills his mind with mysterious tales and warnings, Billy Dean goes outside for the first time when his father disappears, and he discovers his abilities to heal the living and contact the dead
Secret heart by David Almond( Book )
25 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Living with his mother in a small village on the edge of the suburbs, shy, often inarticulate, Joe Maloney frequently dreams of a beautiful, elusive tiger whose significance begins to be clear after he befriends a young trapeze artist who comes to town with a shabby traveling circus
The boy who climbed into the moon by David Almond( Book )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Helped by a very long ladder, some unusual acquaintances, two rather worried parents, and a great deal of community spirit, a young English boy makes an astonishing discovery when he embarks on a mission to prove that the moon is nothing but a big hole in the sky
Counting stars by David Almond( Book )
24 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a series of interconnected stories, a boy describes his life growing up in the English urban district of Felling
Slog's dad by David Almond( Book )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Slog's father died he promised to return for one last visit in the spring, but when Slog spots a scruffy man on a bench outside the butcher shop and identifies him as his father, his best friend Davie is skeptical
Mouse, bird, snake, wolf by David Almond( Book )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using sticks, leaves, and clay, Little Ben makes a mouse, Sue, a bird, and Harry, a snake, but when they create a terrifying wolf that turns on them, Little Ben must summon the courage to save them
Kate, the cat and the moon by David Almond( Book )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After being awakened by a white cat, Kate becomes a cat herself and the two of them wander on a nighttime journey
Skellig by David Almond( Recording )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unhappy about his baby sister's illness and the chaos of moving into a dilapidated old house, Michael retreats to the garage and finds a mysterious stranger who is something like a bird and something like an angel
Kit's wilderness by David Almond( Recording )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Kit goes to live with his grandfather in the decaying coal mining town of Stoneygate, England, and finds both the old man and the town haunted by ghosts of the past
The fire-eaters by David Almond( Recording )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1962 England, despite observing his father's illness and the suffering of the fire-eating Mr. McNulty, as well as enduring abuse at school and the stress of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Bobby Burns and his family and friends still find reasons to rejoice in their lives and to have hope for the future
 
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Alternative Names
Ālmūnd, Daiwīd 1951-
アーモンド, デイヴィッド
Languages
English (397)
German (41)
Dutch (24)
French (20)
Italian (15)
Japanese (14)
Finnish (8)
Spanish (7)
Polish (5)
Chinese (5)
Vietnamese (3)
Persian (2)
Swedish (2)
Czech (2)
Slovenian (1)
Portuguese (1)
Arabic (1)
Russian (1)
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