I’m the author of Skellig, Kit’s Wilderness, My Name is Mina, The Tightrope Walkers, The Savage, A Song for Ella Grey, Half a Creature from the Sea, The Tale of Angelino Brown and many more novels, stories, picture books, songs, opera librettos and plays.
The Hans Christian Andersen Award * Carnegie Medal * Eleanor Farjeon Award * Michel L Printz Award * Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize * Nestle Smarties Gold Award * Whitbread Children’s Book of the Year * Le Prix Sorcieres * Boston Globe-Horn Book Award * Silver Pencil * Silver Kiss
“David Almond’s books are strange, unsettling wild things – unfettered by the normal constraints of children’s literature. They are, like all great literature, beyond classification.”
“A writer of visionary Blakean intensity.”
“A master storyteller.”