HomeGroupsTalkExploreZeitgeist
Search Site
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

David Almond

Author of Skellig

Includes the names: David Almond, 'Αλμουντ Ντ.

MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   
8,676 (8,973)5822,402 (3.72)170
David Almond was born on May 15, 1951 in the United Kingdom. He writes novels for children and young adults including The Savage, Slog's Dad, My Name Is Mina, The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas, and The Tightrope Walkers. He has received numerous awards including the Carnegie Medal for Skellig, two Whitbread Awards, the Michael L. Printz Award for young-adult books for Kit's Wilderness, the Smarties Prize and the Boston Globe Horn Book Award for The Fire-Eaters, the 2015 Guardian Children's Fiction Prize for A Song for Ella Grey, and the Hans Christian Andersen Award. (Bowker Author Biography)
— biography from Skellig
… (more)
Skellig 2,886 copies, 199 reviews
Kit's Wilderness 1,111 copies, 44 reviews
The Fire-Eaters 458 copies, 36 reviews
Heaven Eyes 447 copies, 10 reviews
Click (Contributor) 433 copies, 34 reviews
My Name Is Mina 429 copies, 23 reviews
Clay 394 copies, 18 reviews
The Savage 322 copies, 31 reviews
Raven Summer 223 copies, 17 reviews
My Dad's a Birdman 196 copies, 14 reviews
The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas 182 copies, 5 reviews
Counting Stars 180 copies, 3 reviews
A Song for Ella Grey 174 copies, 7 reviews
Secret Heart 170 copies, 3 reviews
Slog's Dad 117 copies, 4 reviews
Mouse Bird Snake Wolf 101 copies, 12 reviews
The Tightrope Walkers 101 copies, 8 reviews
The Colour of the Sun 54 copies, 11 reviews
The Tale of Angelino Brown 51 copies, 10 reviews
Joe Quinn's Poltergeist 46 copies, 12 reviews
Kate, the Cat and the Moon 46 copies, 1 review
Where Your Wings Were 43 copies, 1 review
The Dam 41 copies, 4 reviews
War Is Over 33 copies, 15 reviews
Harry Miller's Run 30 copies, 4 reviews
Island 19 copies
Bone Music 5 copies
Brand New Boy 2 copies
La diga 2 copies
Argilla 1 copy
Svarta vingar 1 copy, 1 review
Nesting 1 copy

David Almond has 5 past events. (show)

You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical name
Legal name
Other names
Date of birth
Date of death
Burial location
Gender
Nationality
Country (for map)
Birthplace
Place of death
Cause of death
Places of residence
Education
Occupations
Relationships
Organizations
Awards and honors
Agents
Short biography
Disambiguation notice

LibraryThing Early Reviewers Alum

David Almond's book Annie Lumsden, the Girl from the Sea was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

David Almond's book War is Over was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

David Almond's book Joe Quinn's Poltergeist was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

David Almond's book The Color of the Sun was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

David Almond's book The Tale of Angelino Brown was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

David Almond's book The Great War: Stories Inspired by Items from the First World War was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

David Almond's book The Savage was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

Member ratings

Average: (3.72)
0.5 4
1 32
1.5 8
2 128
2.5 32
3 448
3.5 130
4 632
4.5 87
5 374

Author pictures (2)

   

(see all 2 author pictures)

Improve this author

Combine/separate works

Author division

David Almond is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.

Includes

David Almond is composed of 3 names. You can examine and separate out names.

Combine with…

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 171,586,357 books! | Top bar: Always visible