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The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas - a book by Almond, David

The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas

The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Almond, David
Illustrator: Jeffers, Oliver
ISBN:978-0-7636-6169-4
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Candlewick Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $15.99
Book Description:

A boy escapes home to seek his own way in the world in a whimsical new outing by the award-winning David Almond, illustrated by Oliver Jeffers. Stanley Potts’s uncle Ernie has developed an over-the-top fascination with canning fish in the house, and life at 69 Fish Quay Lane has turned barmy. But there’s darkness in the madness, and when Uncle Ernie’s obsession takes an unexpectedly cruel turn, Stan has no choice but to leave. As he journeys away...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Fishes
Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.4 x 8.15 x 0.92 Inches
Book Weight:0.795 Pounds
Author Biography
Almond, David (Author)
David Almond was born on May 15, 1951 in the United Kingdom. He writes novels for children and young adults including The Savage, Slog's Dad, My Name Is Mina, The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas, and The Tightrope Walkers. He has received numerous awards including the Carnegie Medal for Skellig, two Whitbread Awards, the Michael L. Printz Award for young-adult books for Kit's Wilderness, the Smarties Prize and the Boston Globe Horn Book Award for The Fire-Eaters, the 2015 Guardian Children's Fiction Prize for A Song for Ella Grey, and the Hans Christian Andersen Award.

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