A beautiful story which will enchant young and old alike
Acclaim for WILD GIRL, WILD BOY: 'Touching, beautifully focused.'
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 stunning debut ... an extraordinary book.
This modern classic has been reissued in a beautiful 15th anniversary edition
An exquisite book
Gripping, beautiful and brilliantly written ... everyone is raving about this unforgettable book.
Humorous, heart-stopping and haunting...an emotional roller-coaster of a read with a cliff-hanger of a conclusion. Inspired and inspiring.
Voted Carnegie Medal's Number one Top Book of the past 70 years
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.
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.
Powerful and moving
A bookshelf essential.
Tense and involving ... something not to miss.
Lyrical, innovative and unforgettably moving.
Acclaim for SKELLIG (the story): 'Tremendously innovative, highly original and very moving. David Almond is a fascinating new voice.'
The sort of children's book that makes adults find excuses to read more of them
Brings Magical Realism to working-class Northeast England
Touched with a visionary intensity, this strange, hugely readable and life-affirming tale exercises every muscle of the imagination
A visionary story...a lyrical, magical kind of book which can be read on many different levels
An exquisitely crafted book with a mystical core
Hard to put down
Lyrical, innovative and moving...unforgettably moving
This is a story which burns bright from first to last, and for long after the last is over.
A modern classic Listed as on the of the 100 Best Children's Books Ever (Novels)
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
Touched with a visionary intensity, this strange, hugely readable and life-affirming tale exercises every muscle of the imagination.