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Author:
David Almond
ISBN13:
978-0340743683
ISBN:
0340743689
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Publisher:
Hodder Children's Books (June 15, 2000)
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Subcategory:
Mystery
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1784 kb
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1301 kb
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Rating:
4.9
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And we did bring Heaven Eyes home with us. She lives happily here among us. People will tell you that this is not Heaven Eyes. SKELLIG, David Almond.

And we did bring Heaven Eyes home with us. They’ll say she’s just another damaged child like ourselves. But she is Heaven Eyes. You’ll know her easily. Look at her toes and fingers. KIT’S WILDERNESS, David Almond. THE GIVER, Lois Lowry. GATHERING BLUE, Lois Lowry.

Another beautiful book by David Almond for teenagers with yearning hearts. Surprsing, perfect and mysterious all at once.

Heaven Eyes, David Almond Heaven Eyes is a young adult novel by award-winning author David Almond. It was published in Great Britain by Hodder Children's Books in 2000 and by Delacorte Press in the United States in 2001. The story focuses on three children who run away from their orphanage and are rescued by Heaven Eyes, a strange, innocent child with webbed hands and feet. Heaven Eyes should have drowned at sea, but was rescued from the mud, and only Grampa knows the secret to her history.

Erin feels a sisterly responsibility for Heaven Eyes, Mouse longs to belong anywhere and anyhow, but January thinks Grampa's a murderer. David Almond is twice winner of the Whitbread Children's Book Award

Erin feels a sisterly responsibility for Heaven Eyes, Mouse longs to belong anywhere and anyhow, but January thinks Grampa's a murderer. Whatever happens, all three have a part to play. A stunning vel from the author of the modern children's classic Skellig - winner of the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Children's Book Award. David Almond is twice winner of the Whitbread Children's Book Award. His first novel, SKELLIG, won the Whitbread Children's Award and the Carnegie Medal. His second, KIT'S WILDERNESS, won the Smarties Award Silver Medal, was Highly Commended for the Carnegie Medal, and shortlisted for the Guardian Award.

I could make out broken bits of pottery, heaps of coins, rusted knives and tools. There were rows of bottles and metal boxes. There was a small boat’s propeller and a little anchor. e stack of bleached bones. On the highest shelves, right up against the ceiling, there were boxes lashed tight with belts and ropes. Three spades leaned on the wall beside the door. There were several buckets, one inside the other. Grampa murmured and wrote. Heaven Eyes slept on my arm. Sometimes she hummed as she slept and it was like music that came from a thousand miles away

Author: David Almond ISBN 10: 0340764813. Title: Heaven Eyes (Signature) Item Condition: used item in a good condition

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Books : Heaven Eyes (Signature) (Paperback). David Almond writes books that are some of the most profound young adult literature I have ever read. Another highly original and beautifully written novel from the award-winning author of Skellig and Kit's Wilderness. Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. Apart from their short length, they would rate up there with any of the great works of contemporary fiction - and for young adult readers moving into a more mature theme, these works are ideal. Okay when I said "more mature" that sounded patronising!

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Heaven Eyes is a young adult novel by award-winning author David Almond. It was published in Great Britain by Hodder Children's Books in 2000 and by Delacorte Press in the United States in 2001

Heaven Eyes is a young adult novel by award-winning author David Almond. A paperback version was released in 2002 by Dell Laurel Leaf. Heaven's Eyes was adapted as a stage production, which premiered in Edinburgh in 2005. The story focuses on three children who run away from their orphanage and are rescued by Heaven Eyes, a strange, innocent child with webbed hands and feet

1. Though each of the children in Heaven Eyes is an orphan, Almond develops a strong sense of family throughout the book.

1. What role does family play in the novel? According to the book, what does it take to become a family? 2. Names and the ability to be renamed are very important to the characters in the story. Discuss the significance of each character’s name to their role in the book. What does it mean when someone is renamed? How does it change their character? What happens when Heaven Eyes discovers her true name?

Erin, January and Mouse live in a children's home, Whitegates. Running away is something they know all about - their dreams of escape frequently lead them into the outside world. But this time will be different. January has built a raft, and the trio head precariously down river, towards the Black Middens. There they stumble across a disused factory and its strange inhabitants - ancient Grampa and a mysterious girl, Heaven Eyes. Heaven Eyes desperately hopes that the children are her lost family - but Grampa keeps the truth of her history concealed. While Erin befriends Heaven Eyes, dreaming of her own lost mother, and Mouse tries to belong, January's suspicions grow . . .
  • Just, thank you! I love your books, all of them! They are magical and wise and filled with empathy and compassion. Who could ask for more!! Thank you!

  • One ignorant reviewer on Amazon, who said she was forced to read the book and report to the staff at her company, complained of all the grammatical errors in the book. Turns out they are simply the colloquial speech of the star of the book who was raised by a hermit in often horrendous conditions but with care and adoration. This reviewer needs to be ignored in the future.

  • This book may be better reading for younger children or people who don't know English too well, as the lack of grammar in a majority of the book will not annoy them so much. It feels like the author was pushing to write a meaningful book, but he didn't really understand how. The book does not make you question any greater abstract idea until one of the characters specifically does it herself. A truly good book in that style would not have been so blatant. The ending gives the reader no emotion, not even depression for the pointlessness as some others do. I would nto recommend that anyone read this book, let alone buy it.

  • David Almond writes books that are some of the most profound young adult literature I have ever read. Apart from their short length, they would rate up there with any of the great works of contemporary fiction - and for young adult readers moving into a more mature theme, these works are ideal.

    Okay when I said "more mature" that sounded patronising! But I cannot think of a better word. These books are deeper than most adult novels I read. But that does not mean you have to be mature to get something from them. They are written primarily for young adults, but loved by adults too. If you know a better word for that - let me know!

    In this story we are intrduced to Erin Law, orphaned and living in care with other such children. They are encouraged to share their feelings about what has happened in "circle times", although Erin refuses too. They are labelled as "damaged" and encouraged to believe that they are victims of circumstance that will leave them unloved by the world.

    But from time to time they run away, and on one such adventure, Erin and two friends cross a river on a raft and end up at a wharf in the muddy Black Middens area, where they meet an old man and another orphan - heaven eyes.

    David Almonds works are laced with mystery, and some of that mystery remains unresolved. Who is Heaven Eyes? Ultimately the answer to that is less important than what she teaches the children about love and family and their own place in the world.

    There is sadness in this book. The author, who lost a parent and a sister at an early age speaks from experience on that score, and the voices of these children are realistic and almost heart breaking at times. But the ultimate story is one of hope.

    Not everyone will like this book. David Almond's books are light in enthralling plot, and heavy in characterisation. Some people will give up on the book asking "well what was it about"? Each to their own - and if you like books that are all plot and adventure, then maybe this is not for you. Then again, it is a short work and maybe it is worth a try anyway! If you like deep mystical books with a hint of magic and a large dose of realism, then this one is recommended.

  • This is the second book by Almond that I have read; the first was Skellig (Printz Honor). I liked this book a lot but didn't think it was as good as Skellig.

    Erin Law, January Carr and Mouse Gullane live in an orphanage and one night they decide to flee the orphanage on a raft. They end up stuck in the muddy slime of the Black Middens and are found by a odd and scrawny girl named Heaven Eyes. Heaven Eyes introduces them to a bleak and grimy world; an abandoned island full of empty warehouses and boxes of chocolates. Heaven's only companion is Grampa, and old man who is either a saint or a devil.

    This was a very interesting book. As with Skellig, Almond makes this dankest of atmospheres seem somehow magical. He has a penchant for finding magic in the bleakest of places. The characters are engaging and believable and the surroundings described in such a way that you can picture every horrible smell and creeping shadow.

    I enjoyed how Erin and her friends found a place that was apart from humanity in such nearness to their home. It was actually somewhat inspiring how they found a sort of magic in the ugliest of places. It makes you think about every abandoned building you pass and wonder what could be happening inside of it.

    The questions around whether or not Grampa was Heaven Eye's savior or the murderer of her family really drove the plot forward and made the book incredibly hard to put done. This was a book that was dark in its nature, but surprisingly filled with hope and magic. It was a very complete story but a big ambiguous at times.

    I thought Skellig was set in a more realistic setting and, as such, I enjoyed that book a bit more. The time in history this story is set in is fairly ambiguous and, as such, gives the whole story a somewhat fairy tale feel.

    Overall I thoroughly enjoyed Almond's descriptive writing style and the way he finds beauty in the grimiest of settings. I would recommend this book for all ages. It is beautifully written and at points really makes you think about humanity and how we treat the undesirables in our lives. I will definitely be checking out more of Almond's works in the future.