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SkelligMichael and his family move into a new house but in the tumble-down garage Michael discovers a strange creature called Skellig - man, bird, or maybe angel? Skellig is sick, or starving, and needs help which Michael and his new eccentric friend Nina, from over the road, do their best to provide. Skellig becomes healthier but Michael's baby sister has to go into hospital for a tricky heart operation - can Skellig do anything to help?
by David Almond
Score: 8
Published: 1998
Read: March 28th 2021

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John said

Great story, nice bit of magical realism, beautifully written. Won the Carnegie medal. There is a prequel to read too, which was well-received.

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