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Almond was born in Newcastle upon Tyne in 1951 and raised in neighbouring Felling. His father was an office manager ...


David Almond's work is translated into more than 20 languages. He lives in Northumberland and was the recipient of the Hans Christian Andersen Award in  ...


Aug 20, 2010 ... Skellig author David Almond, pictured at his home in Humshaugh ... It tells the story of Michael, a 10-year-old boy whose easy life has been ...


Definition of Almond, David 1951- – Our online dictionary has Almond, David ... praised Almond's talent for weaving in the more prosaic details of life such as ...


David Almond was born in Newcastle upon Tyne in 1951 and grew up in the ... part-human 'creature' who transforms the lives of two young children forever, was  ...


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Aug 22, 2011 ... Helen Brown meets David Almond, the novelist who recasts Catholic imagery to unsettling effect.


David Almond is a British children's writer who has penned several novels, ... David Almond's Followers (420) .... tags: childhood, existence, growing-up, life.


Things you didn't know about David Almond. I once held the school high-jump record – 5 ft 2.5 inches. I have a pet rabbit called Bill who can grunt. I dream about ...


David Almond sees himself as a realist and as the author of strongly realistic fiction ... Now 50, Almond lives in Newcastle, England with his wife and daughter.