Skellig

Author: David Almond
Editor: Hachette Children's
ISBN: 1444920952
Size: 20,10 MB
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The beautiful and haunting novel that launched David Almond as one of the best children's writers of today When a move to a new house coincides with his baby sister's illness, Michael's world seems suddenly lonely and uncertain. Then, one Sunday afternoon, he stumbles into the old, ramshackle garage of his new home, and finds something magical. A strange creature - part owl, part angel, a being who needs Michael's help if he is to survive. With his new friend Mina, Michael nourishes Skellig back to health, while his baby sister languishes in the hospital. But Skellig is far more than he at first appears, and as he helps Michael breathe life into his tiny sister, Michael's world changes for ever . . . Skellig won the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Children's Book Award and is now a major Sky1 feature film, starring Tim Roth and John Simm. David Almond is also winner of the 2010 Hans Christian Andersen award. Powerful and moving - The Guardian This newly jacketed edition celebrates 15 years of this multi-award-winning novel.

Skellig

Author: David Almond
Editor: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 038572988X
Size: 12,22 MB
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David Almond’s Printz Honor–winning novel celebrates its 10th anniversary! Ten-year-old Michael was looking forward to moving into a new house. But now his baby sister is ill, his parents are frantic, and Doctor Death has come to call. Michael feels helpless. Then he steps into the crumbling garage. . . . What is this thing beneath the spiders' webs and dead flies? A human being, or a strange kind of beast never before seen? The only person Michael can confide in is his new friend, Mina. Together, they carry the creature out into the light, and Michael's world changes forever. . . . From the Trade Paperback edition.

Skellig

Author: David Almond
Editor: Yearling Books
ISBN: 0440416027
Size: 12,77 MB
Format: PDF
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Unhappy about his baby sister's illness and the chaos of moving into a dilapidated old house, Michael retreats to the garage and finds a mysterious stranger who is something like a bird and something like an angel.

The Skellig

Author: Ly Angeles
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781974154487
Size: 12,33 MB
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The Skellig Genre: sciencefiction/satire Synopsis In the year 2156 the skellig, a shapeshifter named Gamble, is off her tits on moonshine in a bar in Dodge. Thought to be a hybrid of insect and woman, an escapee from the bad batch back in the 30s, she is bagged and boxed by bounty hunters; sold to a laboratory funded offshore by the current Chinese empire. She is to be euthanized but she hits luck. The young scientist set the task of the killing has a secret. He has been inducted into a band of bandits intent on protecting and liberating runaways. Dystopia. Misrule. Pirates, badlands, crossbreeds, cowboys and a big Maori women in charge of a whole town of warriors, the story the skellig tells is one of hope and redemption where hard tech and stainless steel meet legend and myth. Incorporating themes from the Underground Railroad transporting slaves to freedom, wormholes in a bar called the Midnight Express and a raft of characters of true depth, courage and sexiness this is a story where the enemy has no face. Corporate blindness to any kind of suffering and could be called greed. Only a well-orchestrated but desperate run by all concerned-shamans, shapeshifters, runaways, freed hybrids, humans, mutants and transdroids-can offer any chance of liberty. Guided by the starman, the skellig named Gamble, Mukata, Terrence, Bull, Rattlesnake Lil, and Alice in his armoured, all-terrain vehicle, flying his rainbow flag on a fifteen foot high middle-finger to the drone swarms overhead, several thousand individuals run, fly or ride in desperation, followed by a militarized force intent on destruction. Across the river that borders two worlds to the unknown lands of ice and snow, a place of legend may or may not exist and guarded by a mythic race known as the Alfur. It's live free or die trying.

Skellig

Author: Jillian Powell
Editor: Read & Respond
ISBN: 9781407175058
Size: 12,15 MB
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Read & Respond has been fully updated with new content. Itprovi teachers with a wealth of resources to teach Skellig. Notes and activities reflect the Curriculum and include shared texts, guided reading notes, reading activities, speaking and listening activities, writing projects and assessment guidance.

Pilgrim Paths In Ireland

Author: John G. O'Dwyer
Editor: The Collins Press
ISBN: 1848896395
Size: 13,97 MB
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In recent times the popularity of the Camino de Santiago has prompted renewed interest in pilgrim walks in Ireland. Increasing numbers now follow ancient Irish pilgrim paths to such holy places as Glencolumbkille, Croagh Patrick, Lough Derg and Glendalough. John G. O'Dwyer has walked - or, in the case of Clonmacnoise, cycled - the pilgrim trails of Ireland, from Slieve Mish in the northeast, where Christianity may have had its first dawning in Ireland, to Skellig Michael in the southwest, where the known world once ended. Each walk description has directions, the degree of difficulty, estimated time and a map. The paths are varied and suited to a range of abilities, from casual ramblers to committed walkers. In each route the author recounts his feelings and experiences, and describes the entertaining and insightful characters he meets along the way.

Skellig

Author: Jean Moore
Editor: Hodder Murray
ISBN: 9780340905548
Size: 19,10 MB
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Winner of the 1998 Whitbread Children's Book Award 'Touched with a visionary intensity, this strange, hugely readable and life-affirming tale exercises every muscle of the imagination' - The Guardian When a move to a new house coincides with his baby sister's illness, Michael's world seems suddenly lonely and uncertain. Then, one Sunday afternoon, he stumbles into the old, ramshackle garage of his new home, and finds something magical. A strange creature - part owl, part angel, a being who needs Michael's help if he is to survive - Skellig. With his new friend Mina, Michael nourishes Skellig back to health, while his baby sister languishes in the hospital. But Skellig is far more than he at first appears, and as he helps Michael breathe life into his tiny sister, Michael's world changes forever.

Skelligs Calling

Author: Michael Kirby
Editor: Lilliput PressLtd
ISBN: 9781843510260
Size: 18,74 MB
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This second volume of memoir extends and completes the cycle begun with Skilligside recording the life of a remarkable nonagenarian fisherman-poet and painter from the south Iveragh Peninsula in Kerry.

Skellig

Author: Des Lavelle
Editor: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 0773593217
Size: 11,36 MB
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Skellig Michael

Author: George Beatty
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 140105711X
Size: 11,17 MB
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On its surface Skellig Michael reads like a fast-paced international thriller involving crimes in high office, terrorism threats, espionage, corporate takeover battles, sex, lust, poignant romance, chase scenes, and shootouts. But readers who probe deeper may find the novel more provocative and complex than they initially thought. And in the end they may decide as the protagonists themselves do that the rocky landscape of the novel is a metaphor for life.