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Counting Stars
by David Almond

RRP €9.50

Counting Stars
by Author Name David Almond

Book details for title
List Price:9.50
Format: Paperback, 197 x 130 x 16mm, 192pp
Publication date: 20 Nov 2007
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
ISBN-13: 9780340945001

Description

In Counting Stars David Almond tackles the themes common to his work - joy, darkness, love, death and identity - with exquisite sensitivity and tenderness. David's childhood in the north of England was the inspiration for much of his work, and in these beautiful stories he creates a tangible picture of growing up in a large Catholic family. But the sense of mystery and wonderment we have come to expect from David is also present, and it is fascinating to see the kernels of his novels revealed. A must-read for Almond fans everywhere. A stunning collection of stories from the author of the modern children's classic Skellig - winner of the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Children's Book Award. David Almond is also winner of the 2010 Hans Christian Andersen award.

Reviews

... 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