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David Almond’s Printz Honor–winning novel celebrates its 10th anniversary!

Ten-year-old Michael was looking forward to moving into a new house. But now his baby sister is ill, his parents are frantic, and Doctor Death has come to call. Michael feels helpless. Then he steps into the crumbling garage. . . . What is this thing beneath the spiders' webs and dead flies? A human being, or a strange kind of beast never before seen? The only person Michael can confide in is his new friend, Mina. Together, they carry the creature out into the light, and Michael's world changes forever. . . .

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Synopsis:

David Almonds Printz Honor-winning novel celebrates its 10th anniversary!

Ten-year-old Michael was looking forward to moving into a new house. But now his baby sister is ill, his parents are frantic, and Doctor Death has come to call. Michael feels helpless. Then he steps into the crumbling garage. . . . What is this thing beneath the spiders' webs and dead flies? A human being, or a strange kind of beast never before seen? The only person Michael can confide in is his new friend, Mina. Together, they carry the creature out into the light, and Michael's world changes forever. . . .

From the Trade Paperback edition.

About the Author

David Almond grew up in a large family in northeastern England. He worked as a postman, a brush salesman, an editor, and a teacher but began to write seriously after he finished college. He lives in England with his partner and their daughter.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780385906890
Publisher:
Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Family - General
Author:
Almond, David
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
England
Subject:
Angels
Edition Description:
Library binding
Publication Date:
20090428
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.10x5.60x.80 in. .66 lbs.
Age Level:
from 10

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Product details 208 pages Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers - English 9780385906890 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , David Almonds Printz Honor-winning novel celebrates its 10th anniversary!

Ten-year-old Michael was looking forward to moving into a new house. But now his baby sister is ill, his parents are frantic, and Doctor Death has come to call. Michael feels helpless. Then he steps into the crumbling garage. . . . What is this thing beneath the spiders' webs and dead flies? A human being, or a strange kind of beast never before seen? The only person Michael can confide in is his new friend, Mina. Together, they carry the creature out into the light, and Michael's world changes forever. . . .

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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