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The true tale of the Monster Billy Dean: telt by hisself

The true tale of the Monster Billy Dean: telt by hisself

Almond, David

This novel is about a secret child who emerges into a post-apocalyptic world

Hardback, Book. English. General. Young adult fiction. Dystopias. Fiction 13+.
Published London: Puffin, 2011
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Statement of responsibility: David Almond
ISBN: 0141332042, 9780141332048
Intended audience: Adolescent.
Physical Description: 255 p. ; 25 cm.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 3.5
Interest Level: UY
Points: 9
Quiz Number: 220585

Author note

David Almond is the author of Skellig, Clay, The Savage and many other novels, stories and plays. His work is translated into over thirty languages and is widely adapted for stage and screen. His major awards include the Hans Christian Andersen Award 2010, the Carnegie Medal, two Whitbreads and the Michael L. Printz Award (USA). He was born in Newcastle, grew up on Tyneside and now lives with his family in Northumberland.


Truly original
The Guardian||A master storyteller
Independent||. . . gripping, beautiful and brilliantly written . . . Everyone is raving about this unforgettable book
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