Giveaway: The Color of the Sun (US/CAN)

The Color Of The Sun (US/Canada Only)

Written by: David Almond

Release Date: September 9th, 2019

Publisher: Candlewick Press

About the Book:

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Award-winning author David Almond pens the dreamlike tale of a boy rediscovering joy and beauty within and around him, even amid sorrow.

One hot summer morning, only weeks after his father’s death, Davie steps out his front door into the familiar streets of the Tyneside town that has always been his home. But this seemingly ordinary day takes on an air of mystery and tragedy as the residents learn that a boy has been killed. Despite the threat of a murderer on the loose, Davie turns away from the gossip and sets off toward the sunlit hill above town, where the real and imaginary worlds begin to blur around him. As he winds his way up the hillside, Davie sees things that seem impossible but feel utterly right, that renew his wonder and instill him with hope. Full of the intense excitement of growing up, David Almond’s tale leaves both the reader and Davie astonished at the world and eager to explore it.

 

 

 

 

 

About the Author:

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David Almond has received numerous awards, including a Hans Christian Andersen Award, a Carnegie Medal, and a Michael L. Printz Award. He is known worldwide as the author of Skellig, Clay, and many other novels and stories, including Harry Miller’s Run, illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino; The Savage, Slog’s Dad, and Mouse Bird Snake Wolf, all illustrated by Dave McKean; and My Dad’s a Birdman and The Boy Who Climbed Into the Moon, both illustrated by Polly Dunbar. David Almond lives in England.

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Giveaway Details

Ten winners will each receive a copy of The Color Of The Sun (David Almond) ~ (US/Canada Only)

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John on Friday, 19 July 2019 11:04

The cover is gorgeous and I expect the story is exciting!

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The cover is gorgeous and I expect the story is exciting!
Danielle Hammelef on Saturday, 03 August 2019 18:12

I love the artsy cover! The synopsis sounds emotional.

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I love the artsy cover! The synopsis sounds emotional.
Rayyan on Monday, 05 August 2019 21:34

The cover is so interesting to look at and has so many different features. I love how he takes a journey to find himself and I can't wait to see what happens

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The cover is so interesting to look at and has so many different features. I love how he takes a journey to find himself and I can't wait to see what happens
Debra Branigan on Sunday, 11 August 2019 21:17

The cover is beautiful and the premise is intriguing. Best wishes on the new release.

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The cover is beautiful and the premise is intriguing. Best wishes on the new release.
Sharon C on Saturday, 17 August 2019 09:49

I love the beautiful cover of the book and I am excited by the synopsis. I am always looking for books that teach my grandchildren about the fullness of life.

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I love the beautiful cover of the book and I am excited by the synopsis. I am always looking for books that teach my grandchildren about the fullness of life.
Dan Denman on Sunday, 18 August 2019 12:29

I like the artwork of the book cover. This sounds like a heartfelt and inspiring story.

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I like the artwork of the book cover. This sounds like a heartfelt and inspiring story.

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