Biography for Boy Who Swam With Piranhas
Random House, Inc.
David Almond is the winner of the 2010 Hans Christian Andersen Award, the most prestigious award in international children's literature. He is known worldwide as the multi-award-winning author ofSkellig, Clay, and many other novels, stories, and plays. With Candlewick, he is the author ofMy Dad's a Birdman and The Boy Who Climbed Into the Moon, both illustrated by Polly Dunbar, as well asThe Savage, Slog's Dad, and Mouse Bird Snake Wolf, all illustrated by Dave McKean. David Almond lives in England.
Oliver Jeffers is the author-illustrator of The Incredible Book Eating Boy, which was named a Bisto Book of the Year Honor book, as well as Lost and Found, the recipient of a Nestlé Children's Book Prize Gold Medal, among several other picture books. He was born in Australia, grew up in Northern Ireland, and now lives in New York City.