Counting Stars. David Almond: A Self-Assessment Guide (Hodder Children's Books)

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A superb collection of stories about family, growing up, love and loss, and the resilience of the human heart, inspired by the author's own life. A multi-layered selection, from one of today's outstanding writers.

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ISBN-13: 9780340945001
ISBN-10: 0340945001
Pagini: 182
Dimensiuni: 129 x 19 x 197 mm
Greutate: 0.18 kg
Editura: Hodder Children's Books
Colecția Hodder Children's Books
Seria Hodder Children's Books

Locul publicării: United Kingdom


... a haunting and lyrical collection ... intimate and personal ... Full of emotion and sensitivity that are hard to match. -- The Bookseller A collection of linked short stories from David Almond, a writer whose work is challenging and stunning. -- The Bookseller SKELLIG: 'Gripping, beautiful and brilliantly written ... everyone is raving about this unforgettable book.' -- Sunday Times KIT'S WILDERNESS: ' ... this superb piece of lyrically-written fiction captivates teenagers and their parents alike.' -- Guardian HEAVEN EYES: ' ... surprising, perfect and mysterious all at once ... Heaven Eyes is full of satisfyingly surprising beauty.' -- The Times

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David Almond is twice winner of the Whitbread Children's Book Award. His first novel, SKELLIG, won the Whitbread Children's Award and the Carnegie Medal and was made into a feature-length film on Sky1. His second, KIT'S WILDERNESS, won the Smarties Award Silver Medal, was Highly Commended for the Carnegie Medal, and shortlisted for the Guardian Award. THE FIRE-EATERS won the Whitbread, the Smarties Gold Award and was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal, and his most recent novel, CLAY, was shortlisted for the Costa Children's Book Award, and the Carnegie Medal. David has also won the 2010 Hans Christian Andersen Award for his lasting contribution to children's literature and is widely regarded as one of the most exciting and innovative children's authors writing today. His books are bestsellers all over the world. He lives with his family in Northumberland.