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Skellig - David Almond
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4.25 20
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780340944950 (0340944951)
Publisher: Hodder Children's Book
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
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Selan rated it
This book is beautiful. I remember seeing it around when I was at school, and I wish I'd taken the time to read it back then. What I find unique about the writing is that although it seems quite simple, the description and imagery makes everything so real and makes you feel as if you're really there...
EpicFehlReader rated it
3.5 Review | Skellig by David Almond
Ten-year-old Michael was looking forward to moving into a new house. But now his baby sister is ill, his parents are frantic, and Doctor Death has come to call. Michael feels helpless. Then he steps into the crumbling garage. . . . What is this thing beneath the spiders' webs and dead flies? A human...
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it
5.0 Skellig
One of my favorites from childhood and one of the only times I beat Ama to reading a book (she gave this to me on my birthday two or three years after I'd read it the first time). It seemed like a different book this time around. I think I was just noticing different things (I thought the Persepho...
Ellen Allen Writes
Ellen Allen Writes rated it
4.0 Skellig
I really loved this book. Well written and not very predictable... a quick read too.
TCWriter rated it
4.0 Skellig
A wonderful novel -- one that isn't hampered by its being written for a YA audience. The story of a boy who moved into a new home while his family grappled with his newborn sister's fight to survive, Almond takes a fairly depressing story and drops in remarkable characters in the form of a neighbor ...
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