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Winner of the Carnegie Medal. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Or is it an angel? When Michael finds a strange winged creature in his garage, a story of mystery and wonder unfolds… Michael has a new baby sister. But she’s very sick – maybe dying. As his parents spend their days at the hospital, life seems lonely and uncertain. Then Michael finds an impossible creature: a winged man hiding in the garage. Is Skellig good – or maybe evil? Part owl – or part angel? Can he help Michael to save his tiny sister, and stick his broken world together again?
- A modern classic which won the Carnegie Medal
- Blends vivid storytelling with a truly unique plotline
- Explores spiritual mysteries in a non-religious way
- Powerful story of hope and learning to face change
“Touched with a visionary intensity… exercises every muscle of the imagination.” Guardian
“Truly original, mysterious and affecting … Almond treads with delicate certainty, and the result is something genuine and true.” Philip Pullman
April 19th, 2007
- 176 pages