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The Tale of Angelino Brown

Written by David Almond and illustrated by Alex T. Smith
Published by Candlewick Press
Goodreads Rating - 3.8 / 5.0
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Do you believe in angels? Bert and Betty Brown do, because Bert discovered one in his shirt pocket the other day while he was driving his bus. All of a sudden they had a little boy of their very own to care for—how heavenly! Bert and Betty’s friends think Angelino is lovely. So do Nancy and Jack and Alice from school. But the Head Teacher, Mrs. Mole, is not so sure. Neither is Professor Smellie. And who is the mysterious Man in Black who claims to be a School Inspector? Or the big, lumbering Basher Malone? What could all these sneaky adults possibly have against such a perfect little angel?

What Kind of Book is The Tale of Angelino Brown

Categories:
mystery
Themes:
school
adventure
magic

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Who Wrote The Tale of Angelino Brown

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David Almond

David Almond has received numerous awards, including a Hans Christian Andersen Award, a Carnegie Medal, two Whitbread Awards, an Eleanor Farjeon Award, 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 Boy Who Swam with Piranhas, illustrated by Oliver Jeffers; 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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Who Illustrated The Tale of Angelino Brown

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Alex T. Smith

Alex T. Smith is the creator of more than twenty books for children, including the bestselling Claude series of early readers. He lives in England.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
0763695637
ISBN 13:
9780763695637
Publication Date:
February 27, 2018