David Almond is the author of Skellig, The True Tale of the Monster Billy Dean, The Boy Who Swam With Piranhas and many other novels, stories and plays. His story collections include Counting Stars and the forthcoming Through the Sunlight to the Sea. His awards include the Hans Christian Andersen award and the Carnegie medal. He is professor of creative writing at Bath Spa university.
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