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David Almond


David Almond is the winner of the Hans Christian Andersen Author Award for 2010. Author of Skellig, The Fire-Eaters, Clay and My Dad’s a Birdman among many other novels, stories and plays, David is recognised as a unique voice in children’s literature and has been awarded the Whitbread Children’s Book Award and the Carnegie Medal. He has collaborated with renowned comics artist Dave Mc Kean to create the graphic novels The Savage (2008) and Slog’s Dad, due for release later this year.