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Publisher Comments:

David Almond’s extraordinary novels have established him as an author of unique insight and skill. These stories encapsulate his endless sense of mystery and wonderment, as they weave a tangible tapestry of growing up in a large, loving family. Here are the kernels of his novels—joy and fear, darkness and light, the

healing power of love and imagination in overcoming the wounds of ignorance and prejudice. These stories merge memory and dream, the real and the imagined, in a collection of exquisite tenderness.

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Review:

"The montage of scenes merge[s] memory and dream, the real and the imagined, truth and lies, and expresses pearls of wisdom that will remain fixed in readers' imaginations." Publishers Weekly

Synopsis:

In a series of interconnected stories, the author describes his life growing up in the English urban district of Felling. Reprint.

About the Author

David Almond’s first novel, Skellig, was named a Printz Honor Book, followed by Kit’s Wilderness, which won the Printz Award. He is also the author of Heaven Eyes and Secret Heart.

Table of Contents

The middle of the world — Counting the stars — Beating the bounds — The baby — The angel of Chilside Road — The time machine — Barbara's photographs — Jonadab — The subtle body — Behind the billboards — Chickens — The Fusilier — My mother's photographs — Loosa Fine — The kitchen — Jack Law — Buffalo camel llama zebra ass — Where your wings were.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375890109
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Subject:
Family - General
Author:
David Almond
Author:
Almond, David
Subject:
City and town life
Subject:
Family life
Subject:
People & Places - Europe
Subject:
Lifestyles - City Life
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction-Family - General
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction-Lifestyles - City Life
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction-Lifestyles - City & Town Life
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : People & Places - Europe
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Family - General
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Lifestyles - City & Town Life
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Felling
Subject:
England
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Edition Description:
American
Publication Date:
20031001
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
240

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Product details 240 pages Random House Children's Books - English 9780375890109 Reviews:
"Review" by , "The montage of scenes merge[s] memory and dream, the real and the imagined, truth and lies, and expresses pearls of wisdom that will remain fixed in readers' imaginations."
"Synopsis" by , In a series of interconnected stories, the author describes his life growing up in the English urban district of Felling. Reprint.
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