[[ Free ]] Skellig Author David Almond – Andy-palmer.co.uk

Skellig The beautiful and haunting novel that launched David Almond as one of the best children s writers of todayWhen a move to a new house coincides with his baby sister s illness, Michael s world seems suddenly lonely and uncertainThen, one Sunday afternoon, he stumbles into the old, ramshackle garage of his new home, and finds something magical A strange creature part owl, part angel, a being who needs Michael s help if he is to survive With his new friend Mina, Michael nourishes Skellig back to health, while his baby sister languishes in the hospital But Skellig is farthan he at first appears, and as he helps Michael breathe life into his tiny sister, Michael s world changes for ever Skellig won the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Children s Book Award and is now a major Sky feature film, starring Tim Roth and John Simm David Almond is also winner of theHans Christian Andersen award Powerful and moving The GuardianThis newly jacketed edition celebratesyears of this multi award winning novel

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