A warm and witty tale from a master storyteller, author of Carnegie Medal-winning Skellig and internationally bestseller The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas
Bert and Betty Brown have got themselves a little angel. Bert found him in his top pocket when he was driving his bus.
Bert and Betty's friends think he's lovely. So do Nancy and Jack and Alice from Class 5K. What a wonder!
But Acting Head Teacher Mrs Mole is not so sure. Nor is Professor Smellie. Or the mysterious bloke in black who claims to be a School Inspector.
Then there's Basher Malone - big, lumbering Basher Malone. He REALLY doesn't like Angelino. And it looks like he's out to get him...
Daniel is a freelance writer, translator and editor, Leonie is a librarian in a boys' school and Susan works as a commissioning editor at Egmont. All three are extremely well-connected in the children's book world!...More about David Almond
Alex T. Smith has drawn and written stories since he could hold a pencil. After considering several career options (space traveller, cake maker, professional rabbit), Alex decided to train to do the job he'd wanted to do since he was five - an illustrator specializing in the worl...More about Alex T. Smith