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Welcome to David Almond Online

This website aims to offer you an insight into David Almond, the author and his work; from backlist and information on new titles to exclusive material he has written especially for the site.

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. 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. His latest novel, CLAY, was shortlisted for the Costa Children's Book award and the Carnegie Medal.

David is widely regarded as one of the most exciting and innovative children's authors writing today, and his books are bestsellers all over the world, with sales approaching 1 Million copies. He lives with his family in Northumberland.

Listen to David talk about Clay at

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