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David Almond Books

Books di David Almond editi da Laurel Leaf

David Almond è nato a Newcastle nel 1951 e vive nel Northumberland con la sua famiglia. Nel 2010 ha vinto l’Hans Christian Andersen Award, il premio Nobel della letteratura per ragazzi. Con Skellig ha vinto il Whitbread Children’s Award e la Carnegie Medal. Per Salani ha pubblicato SkelligArgillaLa storia di MinaIl bambino che si arrampicò fino alla lunaIl grande giocoLa vera storia del mostro Billy Dean e Mio papà sa volare!

The Fire-eaters

The Fire-eaters

Almond David 
edizioni Laurel Leaf collana Laurel Leaf (Paperback), 2010

Bobby Burns knows he’s a lucky lad. Growing up in sleepy Keely Bay, Bobby is exposed to all manner of wondrous things: stars reflecting off the icy sea, a friend that can heal injured fawns with her dreams, a man who can eat fire. But darkness seems to be approaching Bobby’s life from all sides. Bobby’s new school...

€ 7,40
Heaven Eyes

Heaven Eyes

Almond David 
edizioni Laurel Leaf collana Laurel Leaf (Paperback), 2002

Erin Law and her friends are Damaged Children. At least that is the label given to them by Maureen, the woman who runs the orphanage that they live in. Damaged, Beyond Repair because they have no parents to take care of them. But Erin knows that if they care for each other they can put up with the psychologists, the...

€ 7,40
Kit's Wilderness

Kit's Wilderness

Almond David 
edizioni Laurel Leaf collana Laurel Leaf (Paperback), 2001

The Printz Award–winning classic gets a new look.The Watson family moves to Stoneygate, an old coal-mining town, to care for Kit's recently widowed grandfather. When Kit meets John Askew, another boy whose family has both worked and died in the mines, Askew invites Kit to join him in playing a game called Death. As...

€ 6,50
Skellig

Skellig

Almond David 
edizioni Laurel Leaf collana Laurel Leaf (Paperback), 2001

Note from the Author I grew up in a big family in a small, steep town overlooking the River Tyne, in England. It was a place of ancient coal mines, dark terraced streets, strange shops, new real estate development, and wild heather hills. Our lives were filled with mysterious and unexpected events, and the place and...

€ 6,50