David Almond

United Kingdom



Publications

  • The Boy Who Swam With Piranhas , Walker Books + overseas (2012)
  • The True Tale of the Monster Billy Dean , Penguin (Puffin and Viking) UK + overseas (2011)
  • My Name is Mina , Hodder Children's Books UK + overseas (2010)
  • Slog's Dad , Walker Books UK + overseas (2010)
  • The Boy Who Climbed Into the Moon , Walker Books UK + overseas (2010)
  • The Savage , Walker Books UK + overseas (2008)
  • Jackdaw Summer , Hodder Children's Books UK + overseas (2008)
  • My Dad's a Birdman , Walker Books UK + overseas (2007)
  • Clay , Hodder Children's Books Uk + overseas (2005)
  • Kate, the Cat and the Moon , Hodder Children's Books UK + overseas (2004)
  • Skellig (the play) , Hodder Children's Books UK + overseas (2003)
  • The Fire-Eaters , Hodder Children's Books UK + overseas (2003)
  • Wild Girl. Wild Boy (a play) , Hodder Children's Books UK (2002)
  • Secret Heart , Hodder Children's Books UK + overseas (2001)
  • Counting Stars , Hodder Children's Books UK + overseas (2000)
  • Heaven Eyes , Hodder Children's Books UK + overseas (2000)
  • Kit's Wilderness , Hodder Children's Books UK + overseas (1999)
  • Skellig , Hodder Children's Books UK + overseas (1998)

Awards

  • The Hans Christian Andersen Award(2010)
  • Le Prix Sorcieres, France(2011)
  • The Boston Globe-Hornbook Award, USA(2004)
  • Whitbread Children's Book of the Year, UK(2003)
  • Nestle Smarties Gold Award, UK(2003)
  • Catholic Children's Book Award, Germany(2006)
  • Silver Kiss, Netherlands(2006)
  • Silver Kiss, Netherlands(2002)
  • Michael L Printz Award, USA(2001)
  • Silver Kiss, Netherlands(2001)
  • Whitbread Children's Book of the Year, UK(1999)
  • The Carnegie Medal, UK(1998)

Employment

  • Professor of Creative Writing at Bath Spa University (September 2012 - )

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Children's literature