Powerful and moving
Touched with a visionary intensity, this strange, hugely readable and life-affirming tale exercises every muscle of the imagination
Brings Magical Realism to working-class Northeast England
An exquisite book
This modern classic has been reissued in a beautiful 15th anniversary edition.
A modern classic and this edition is one to treasure.
I can't eat a chinese takeaway without thinking about this strange and beautiful book about an angel who seems to have lost his way.
Humorous, heart-stopping and haunting...an emotional roller-coaster of a read with a cliff-hanger of a conclusion. Inspired and inspiring.
A short, fun, exciting read with twists and turns, suspense and mysteries.
A modern classic Listed as on the of the 100 Best Children's Books Ever (Novels)
A beautiful story which will enchant young and old alike
The sort of children's book that makes adults find excuses to read more of them
One of those books that you can't put down
A story full of heart and magic and big confusing emotions, elegantly told by a master craftsman. A perfect piece of art
Lyrical, innovative and unforgettably moving.
Sublime. A book to re-read over and over, yet never loses a smidgen of wonder. Essential... one of the great novels.
Voted Carnegie Medal's Number one Top Book of the past 70 years
An exquisitely crafted book with a mystical core
Refusing to read this book on the grounds that you are not a child makes as much sense as refusing to read crime fiction because you are not a criminal. A deep and lovely book.
This mystical novel is an ideal read for early teens, whilst also gripping adults alike.
A bookshelf essential.
The book I wish I'd written is Skellig by David Almond. Almond's book has a great sense of the mysterious; we are left with a sense of wonder. I wish that I had written it!
A visionary story...a lyrical, magical kind of book which can be read on many different levels
Lyrical, innovative and moving...unforgettably moving
A story full of heart and magic and big confusing emotions, elegantly told by a master craftsman. A perfect piece of art.
This modern classic has been reissued in a beautiful 15th anniversary edition
Hard to put down