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A Way to the Stars (a short story) was the most recently released book by David Almond, on November 7th, 2023.

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David Almond Stats: The highest rated book by David Almond on Book Notification is Mouse Bird Snake Wolf, a Collection.

The most read book by David Almond on Book Notification is Skellig, the first novel in the Skellig series. The second most read book is Mouse Bird Snake Wolf, a Collection.

Below is a complete list of David Almond books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by David Almond is the Skellig Series.

List of Skellig Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order (with Dave McKean)

List of Chapter Books in Publication Order (with Vladimir Stanković)

List of Children's Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Fire-Eaters
2003
2
Two Plays
2005
3
My Dad's a Birdman (With: Polly Dunbar)
My Dad's a Birdman (With: Polly Dunbar)
2007
4
The Savage (With: Dave McKean)
The Savage (With: Dave McKean)
2008
5
Slog's Dad (With: Dave McKean)
Slog's Dad (With: Dave McKean)
2010
6
The Boy Who Climbed Into the Moon (With: Polly Dunbar)
2010
7
The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas
2012
8
Harry Miller's Run (With: Salvatore Rubbino)
Harry Miller's Run (With: Salvatore Rubbino)
2015
9
The Tale of Angelino Brown
2017
10
The Colour of the Sun
2018
11
War is Over
2018
12
Joe Quinn's Poltergeist (With: Dave McKean)
Joe Quinn's Poltergeist (With: Dave McKean)
2019
13
Annie Lumsden, The Girl from the Sea (With: Beatrice Alemagna)
Annie Lumsden, The Girl from the Sea (With: Beatrice Alemagna)
2020
14
Brand New Boy (With: Maria Altes)
Brand New Boy (With: Maria Altes)
2020
15
Paper Boat, Paper Bird (With: Kirsti Beautyman)
Paper Boat, Paper Bird (With: Kirsti Beautyman)
2022
16
The Woman Who Turned Children into Birds (With: Laura Carlin)
2022
17
A Way to the Stars (With: Gill Smith)
A Way to the Stars (With: Gill Smith)
2023

List of Picture Books in Publication Order (with Stephen Lambert)

List of Plays in Publication Order

List of David Almond Teen & Young Adult in Publication Order (with David Litchfield)

List of Collins Big Cat Progress Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Dolphin King (By: Saviour Pirotta)
The Dolphin King (By: Saviour Pirotta)
2012
2
Dinner with a Pirate (By: Saviour Pirotta)
Dinner with a Pirate (By: Saviour Pirotta)
2012
3
World's Deadliest Creatures (By: Anna Claybourne)
2012
4
Muscles (By: Anna Claybourne)
2012
5
Amazing Escapes (By: John Foster)
Amazing Escapes (By: John Foster)
2012
6
In the Game (By: Katy Coope)
In the Game (By: Katy Coope)
2012
7
Thin Ice (By: Anne Curtis)
Thin Ice (By: Anne Curtis)
2012
8
Growing up in Wartime (By: Jillian Powell)
Growing up in Wartime (By: Jillian Powell)
2012
9
Long-distance Lunch (By: Anita Ganeri)
Long-distance Lunch (By: Anita Ganeri)
2012
10
Angel House (By: Anne Curtis)
Angel House (By: Anne Curtis)
2012
11
Winkie's War (By: Mick Manning)
Winkie's War (By: Mick Manning)
2012
12
Olympic BMX (By: Charlotte Guillain)
Olympic BMX (By: Charlotte Guillain)
2012
13
Top Secret (By: Mick Manning)
Top Secret (By: Mick Manning)
2012
14
Fire in the Sky (By: Mick Manning)
Fire in the Sky (By: Mick Manning)
2012
15
Zara and the Fairy Godbrother (By: Sholto Walker, Margaret Ryan)
Zara and the Fairy Godbrother (By: Sholto Walker, Margaret Ryan)
2012
16
Mission Mars (By: Anne Curtis)
Mission Mars (By: Anne Curtis)
2012
17
Seal Skull (By: Anne Curtis)
Seal Skull (By: Anne Curtis)
2012
18
Cool Cars (By: John Foster)
Cool Cars (By: John Foster)
2012
19
When Rosa Parks met Martin Luther King Junior (By: Zoe Clarke)
2012
20
The Modern Pentathlon (By: Zoe Clarke)
The Modern Pentathlon (By: Zoe Clarke)
2012
21
Natural Disasters (By: Adrian Bradbury)
Natural Disasters (By: Adrian Bradbury)
2012
22
Tigers in Trouble (By: Louise Spilsbury)
Tigers in Trouble (By: Louise Spilsbury)
2012
23
Animals in War (By: Jillian Powell)
Animals in War (By: Jillian Powell)
2012
24
Search and Rescue Dogs (By: Chris Oxlade)
Search and Rescue Dogs (By: Chris Oxlade)
2013
25
Real Cricket (By: Tom Palmer)
2013
26
The Penalty (By: Tom Palmer)
2013
27
The Monster of Pit Street (By: Simon Cheshire)
The Monster of Pit Street (By: Simon Cheshire)
2013
28
Joe's Dog
2013
29
The Train Under Your Feet (By: Richard Platt)
The Train Under Your Feet (By: Richard Platt)
2013
30
The Last War Horses (By: Charlotte Guillain)
The Last War Horses (By: Charlotte Guillain)
2013
31
Blade Running (By: Charlotte Guillain)
Blade Running (By: Charlotte Guillain)
2013
32
The Diver (By: Anne Curtis)
The Diver (By: Anne Curtis)
2013
33
The Pier (By: Anne Curtis)
The Pier (By: Anne Curtis)
2013
34
Bomber Command: Men, Machines and Missions: 1936-68 (By: Gordon A.A. Wilson)
2013
35
Fossil Finder (By: Stephen Lee, Lou Kuenzler)
Fossil Finder (By: Stephen Lee, Lou Kuenzler)
2013
36
World War II (By: Jillian Powell)
World War II (By: Jillian Powell)
2013
37
Beowulf (By: Anita Ganeri)
Beowulf (By: Anita Ganeri)
2013
38
Elephant Rescue (By: Louise Spilsbury)
Elephant Rescue (By: Louise Spilsbury)
2013
39
One Short (By: Dave Cousins)
One Short (By: Dave Cousins)
2013
40
Votes for Women (By: Jane Bingham)
Votes for Women (By: Jane Bingham)
2013
41
Formula 1 (By: Mary Colson)
Formula 1 (By: Mary Colson)
2013
42
If It Wasn't For Tom (By: Cathy MacPhail)
If It Wasn't For Tom (By: Cathy MacPhail)
2013
43
The Rescue (By: Alan Durant, Steve James)
The Rescue (By: Alan Durant, Steve James)
2013
44
Motocross (By: Adrian Bradbury)
Motocross (By: Adrian Bradbury)
2013
45
Grace Darling (By: Anita Ganeri, Bob Moulder)
Grace Darling (By: Anita Ganeri, Bob Moulder)
2013
46
Andrew Watson (By: Adam Sutherland)
Andrew Watson (By: Adam Sutherland)
2013
47
The Red Light (By: Dave Hill, Alan Durant)
The Red Light (By: Dave Hill, Alan Durant)
2013
48
Bader’s Battle (By: Mick Manning)
Bader’s Battle (By: Mick Manning)
2013
49
The Terror Birds (By: Linda Chapman, Dylan Coburn)
The Terror Birds (By: Linda Chapman, Dylan Coburn)
2013
50
Snake Hair (By: Zoe Clarke)
Snake Hair (By: Zoe Clarke)
2013
51
Match Girls (By: Juliet Kerrigan)
Match Girls (By: Juliet Kerrigan)
2013
52
The Empire Windrush (By: Clive Gifford)
The Empire Windrush (By: Clive Gifford)
2014
53
Extreme Animals (By: Charlotte Guillain)
Extreme Animals (By: Charlotte Guillain)
2014
54
Gulliver’s Travels (By: Andrew Matthews)
Gulliver’s Travels (By: Andrew Matthews)
2014
55
Blackbeard and the Monster of the Deep (By: Ciaran Murtagh)
2014
56
The Teeth (By: Cliff Moon, Alan Durant)
The Teeth (By: Cliff Moon, Alan Durant)
2014
57
War Art (By: Jillian Powell)
War Art (By: Jillian Powell)
2014
58
The Sword in the Stone (By: Mary Hoffman, Dante Ginevra)
The Sword in the Stone (By: Mary Hoffman, Dante Ginevra)
2014
59
Winter Olympics (By: Andy Seed)
Winter Olympics (By: Andy Seed)
2014
60
Space Jump (By: Matt Ralphs)
Space Jump (By: Matt Ralphs)
2014
61
Blood Cave (By: Giorgio Bacchin, John Mayhew)
Blood Cave (By: Giorgio Bacchin, John Mayhew)
2014
62
The First World War (By: Jillian Powell)
The First World War (By: Jillian Powell)
2014
63
Being Cool (By: Benjamin Zephaniah)
Being Cool (By: Benjamin Zephaniah)
2014
64
Little Bear: A Folktale from Greenland (By: Dawn Casey)
2014
65
Snow Leopards (By: Jen Green)
Snow Leopards (By: Jen Green)
2014
66
Hall of the Bulls (By: Tom Bradman)
Hall of the Bulls (By: Tom Bradman)
2014
67
Free Running (By: Fusek Peters)
Free Running (By: Fusek Peters)
2014
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List of Laurel-Leaf Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Day They Came to Arrest the Book (By: Nat Hentoff)
1982
2
The Outside Shot (By: Walter Dean Myers)
The Outside Shot (By: Walter Dean Myers)
1984
3
Living Up the Street (By: Gary Soto)
1985
4
Father Water, Mother Woods (By: Gary Paulsen)
1994
5
The Unlikely Romance of Kate Bjorkman (By: Louise Plummer)
1995
6
No Easy Answers (By: Johnny Heller, Jeff Woodman, Walter Dean Myers, Virginia Euwer Wolff, Graham Salisbury, Donald R. Gallo, M.E. Kerr)
No Easy Answers (By: Johnny Heller, Jeff Woodman, Walter Dean Myers, Virginia Euwer Wolff, Graham Salisbury, Donald R. Gallo, M.E. Kerr)
1997
7
Anna of Byzantium (By: Tracy Barrett)
1999
8
Heaven Eyes
2000
9
Ghost Boy (By: Iain Lawrence)
2000
10
The Jumping Tree (By: René Saldaña Jr.)
The Jumping Tree (By: René Saldaña Jr.)
2009
11
Under the Mermaid Angel (By: Martha Moore)
Under the Mermaid Angel (By: Martha Moore)
2009
12
Shots on Goal (By: Rich Wallace)
2010
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List of Readers Circle Books in Publication Order

List of Walker Studio Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Tales from the Inner City (By: Shaun Tan)
2008
2
Louis Undercover (By: Fanny Britt)
Louis Undercover (By: Fanny Britt)
2012
3
Jane, the Fox & Me (By: Fanny Britt)
Jane, the Fox & Me (By: Fanny Britt)
2012
4
Animals (By: Ingela P. Arrhenius)
Animals (By: Ingela P. Arrhenius)
2015
5
10
The Singing Bones (By: Shaun Tan)
2015
6
An Artist's Alphabet (By: Norman Messenger)
An Artist's Alphabet (By: Norman Messenger)
2016
7
Trees (By: Carme Lemniscates)
Trees (By: Carme Lemniscates)
2017
8
Double Take! (By: Susan Hood)
Double Take! (By: Susan Hood)
2017
9
Norse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor and Loki (By: Kevin Crossley-Holland)
2017
10
Curiosity (By: Markus Motum)
Curiosity (By: Markus Motum)
2017
11
Greek Myths and Mazes (By: Jan Bajtlik)
Greek Myths and Mazes (By: Jan Bajtlik)
2018
12
Endangered Animals (By: Martin Jenkins)
Endangered Animals (By: Martin Jenkins)
2018
13
Earth Verse (By: Sally M. Walker)
Earth Verse (By: Sally M. Walker)
2018
14
Big Dog, Little Dog (By: Elo )
2018
15
Surprising Birds (By: Elo )
2018
16
My Town (By: Ingela P. Arrhenius)
My Town (By: Ingela P. Arrhenius)
2018
17
Magnificent Birds (By: Narisa Togo)
Magnificent Birds (By: Narisa Togo)
2018
18
The Dam (With: Levi Pinfold)
The Dam (With: Levi Pinfold)
2018
19
Life (By: Martin Jenkins)
Life (By: Martin Jenkins)
2019
20
Nine Worlds in Nine Nights (By: Hiawyn Oram)
Nine Worlds in Nine Nights (By: Hiawyn Oram)
2019
21
Norse Tales (By: Kevin Crossley-Holland)
2020
22
Darwin's Rival (By: Christiane Dorion)
Darwin's Rival (By: Christiane Dorion)
2020
23
The House by The Lake (By: Thomas Harding)
The House by The Lake (By: Thomas Harding)
2020
24
My First Book of London (By: Ingela P. Arrhenius)
My First Book of London (By: Ingela P. Arrhenius)
2020
25
One of a Kind (By: Neil Packer)
One of a Kind (By: Neil Packer)
2020
26
Bang! (By: Amy Grimes, Katherine Halligan)
Bang! (By: Amy Grimes, Katherine Halligan)
2021
27
Masters of Disguise (By: Marc Martin)
Masters of Disguise (By: Marc Martin)
2021
28
The Queen in the Cave (By: Júlia Sardà)
The Queen in the Cave (By: Júlia Sardà)
2021
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List of David Almond Anthologies in Publication Order

David Almond: Biography

David Almond was born on May 15th, 1951 and is currently 73 years old. David Almond was born in Newcastle, England.

David Almond is the author of the David Almond Children's Books series which currently consists of 17 novels. The David Almond Children's Books series started in 2003 with the novel The Fire-Eaters. The most recently released novel in the David Almond Children's Books series was A Way to the Stars which was released in 2023. There are no upcoming novels for the David Almond Children's Books series.

David Almond has also written the David Almond Teen & Young Adult series which has 8 books including Kit's Wilderness and Clay.

David Almond: Awards & Accolades

David Almond books have been nominated for multiple awards, Skellig was nominated for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Best Young Adult Literature, in 1999 as well as the Mythopoeic Award - Fantasy Award for Children's Literature in 2000.

Related Authors

The most common authors followed by users who also follow David Almond are:

  1. Tess Gerritsen, author of the Rizzoli & Isles Series.
  2. Kristin Hannah, author of the novel: The Nightingale.
  3. David Grann, author of the novel: Killers of the Flower Moon.
  4. J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter Series.
  5. Karin Slaughter, author of the Will Trent Series.

David Almond: F.A.Q

When was David Almond Born? How old is David Almond?

David Almond was born on May 15th, 1951. David Almond is currently 73 years old.

Where was David Almond Born?

David Almond was born in Newcastle, England, .

What was the first book David Almond wrote?

The first novel written by David Almond was A Kind of Heaven, published in 1997.

What was the most recent book David Almond wrote?

Their most recently released work was A Way to the Stars (a short story) on November 7th, 2023.

Will there be any more books by David Almond?

David Almond does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has David Almond written?

David Almond has written 41 books across 13 series, excluding contributions to anthologies.
  • 2 books in the Skellig Series
  • 2 Standalone Novels
  • 2 Short Story Collections
  • 5 Collections
  • 1 Chapter Books
  • 17 Children's Books
  • 1 Picture Books
  • 1 Play
  • 8 David Almond Teen & Young Adult
  • 1 book in the Collins Big Cat Progress Series
  • 1 book in the Laurel-Leaf Series
  • 1 book in the Walker Studio Series

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