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Half a Creature from the Sea free pdf May Malone is said to have a monster in her house, but what Norman finds there may just be the angel he needs. Joe Quinn's house is noisy with poltergeists, or could it be Davie's raging causing the disturbance? Fragile Annie learns the truth about herself in a photograph taken by a traveling man near the sea. Set in the northern English Tyneside country of the author's childhood, these eight short stories by the incomparable David Almond evoke gritty realities and ineffable longings, experiences both ordinary and magical. In autobiographical preludes to each story, the writer shows how all things can be turned into tales, reflecting on a time of wonder, tenderness, and joy. Master storyteller David Almond presents a beautiful collection of short fiction, interwoven with pieces that illuminate the inspiration behind thestories.

About David Almond

David Almond has received several major awards, including a Hans Christian Andersen Award, a Carnegie Medal, two Whitbread Awards, an Eleanor Farjeon Award, and a Michael L. Printz Award. He is known worldwide as the author of "Skellig, Clay," and many other plays, stories, and novels, including "The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas," illustrated by Oliver Jeffers- "The Savage, Slog's Dad," and "Mouse Bird Snake Wolf," all illustrated by Dave McKean- and "My Dad's a Birdman" and "The Boy Who Climbed Into the Moon," both illustrated by Polly Dunbar. David Almond lives in England. Eleanor Taylor is an award-winning illustrator. She lives in England.

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Author : David Almond
Publisher : Candlewick Press (MA)
Data Published : 22 September 2015
ISBN : 0763678775
EAN : 9780763678777
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 10-14 years
Language : English
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