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David Almond (1951-)

Awards, Honors

Hawthornden fellowship, 1997; Whitbread Award, 1998, Lancashire Children's Book of the Year, Stockton Children's Book of the Year, Guardian Children's Fiction Prize shortlist, and Carnegie Medal, British Library Association, all 1999, Michael L. Printz Honor Book, American Library Association, 2000, and shortlist for Sheffield Children's Book of the Year, all for Skellig; British Arts Council Award for outstanding literature for young people, 1998, Smarties Silver Award, 1999, and Michael L. Printz Award, 2001, all for Kit's Wilderness; David Almond Smarties Gold Award, 2003, Carnegie Medal shortlist, 2003, Whitbread Award shortlist, 2003, and Boston Globe/Horn Book Award for fiction and poetry, 2004, all for The Fire-Eater.

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Brief BiographiesBiographies: (Hugo) Alvar (Henrik) Aalto (1898–1976) Biography to Miguel Angel Asturias (1899–1974) BiographyDavid Almond (1951-) Biography - Awards, Honors, Sidelights - Personal, Addresses, Career, Writings, Work in Progress