Tagged: David Almond

'Mesmerising tale' from Almond to Hachette Children's

Hachette Children’s Group has acquired Bone Music from David Almond, described as "a masterpiece that speaks to a modern audience about the ancient past and contemporary struggles."... Read more

David Almond | 'The North is a culturally rich place to be, it’s just how it is'

Award-winning writer David Almond reflects on how his broad backlist has been influenced by his surroundings.   Read more

Rooney, Almond and Youngson make Costa 2018 shortlists

Irish novelist Sally Rooney, children's writer David Almond, and a 70-year-old debut writer, Anne Youngson, are among the 20 authors whose books have been shortlisted... Read more

HCG and New Writing North team up for children’s prize

Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) is partnering with New Writing North (NWN) on a new prize for debut children’s writers who live and work in the... Read more

David Almond entrusts archive to Seven Stories

Children’s author David Almond has donated his archive to Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books. Read more

'Stellar' buys for Walker include Morpurgo and Almond

Walker Books has revealed a “stellar” line-up of acquisitions including the latest collaboration from David Almond and Dave McKean, a new standalone version of a previously published story from... Read more

Hodder buys 'inspirational' teen novel from Almond

Hodder Children’s Books will publish a new teen novel from bestselling author David Almond in May next year. Read more

Landman and Wheatle shortlisted for Guardian children’s prize

UK authors Tanya Landman and Alex Wheatle are amongst the writers shortlisted for this year’s Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize. Read more

Pictures of the week

Events with Julia Donaldson, Alan Titchmarsh, Damon Hill, Jo Spain, David Almond, Terry Waite and more feature in our latest picture gallery. Read more

Blackman longlisted for Guardian children's fiction prize

Malorie Blackman’s latest novel is among those longlisted for the Guardian children’s fiction prize, alongside titles from Alex Wheatle and Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock.... Read more

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