WorldCat Identities

Almond, David 1951-

Overview
Works: 199 works in 712 publications in 8 languages and 37,634 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 of introduction, Narrator, Contributor, Other, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.A448, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Almond
Skellig by David Almond ( Book )
78 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 4,364 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 ( Book )
39 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,564 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
My dad's a birdman by David Almond ( Book )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,833 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
Raven summer by David Almond ( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,820 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
The savage by David Almond ( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,319 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 )
23 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 2,243 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
The fire-eaters by David Almond ( Book )
35 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,010 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
My name is Mina by David Almond ( Book )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,980 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
Clay by David Almond ( Book )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,807 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
Secret heart by David Almond ( Book )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,213 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 swam with piranhas by David Almond ( Book )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,203 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 barmy. 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?"
Counting stars by David Almond ( Book )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a series of interconnected stories, a boy describes his life growing up in the English urban district of Felling
The true tale of the monster Billy Dean, telt by hisself by David Almond ( Book )
22 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,105 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
The boy who climbed into the moon by David Almond ( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,069 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
Slog's dad by David Almond ( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,017 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 )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 926 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 849 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 586 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 539 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
Jackdaw summer by David Almond ( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Every summer Liam and Max roam the wild countryside of Northumberland - but this year things are different. One hot summer's day a jackdaw leads the two boys into an ancient farm house where they find a baby, wrapped in a blanket, with a scribbled note pinned to it. And so begins Jackdaw Summer. A summer when friendships are tested. A summer when lines between good and bad are blurred. A summer that Liam will never forget
 
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Alternative Names
Ālmūnd, Daiwīd 1951-
アーモンド, デイヴィッド
Languages
English (370)
French (6)
Italian (5)
German (1)
Portuguese (1)
Russian (1)
Spanish (1)
Czech (1)
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