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Skellig

Author: David Almond
Publisher: London : Hodder Children's Books, 1998.
Series: Hodder Signature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Supernatural
Fiction
Fantasy fiction
Juvenile works
Thrillers (Fiction)
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Almond
ISBN: 0340716002 9780340716007 9780340997048 0340997044
OCLC Number: 41320835
Awards: Whitbread Children's Book of the Year, 1998
Carnegie Medal, 1998
Description: 170 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Hodder Signature.
Responsibility: by David Almond.

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Michael's world after his family moves house seems lonely and frightening, when his new baby sister is fighting for her life in hospital. Then he discovers something - a creature in the crumbling  Read more...

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A beautifully told modern fairytale. * Observer * 'A bookshelf essential.' * The Guardian * 'A deep and lovely book' * The Times * 'His characters are proper, complex portraits of children that don't Read more...

 
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