The True Tale of the Monster Billy Dean

  • by David Almond
  • Narrated by David Almond
  • 6 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

I wos a secrit shy and tungtied emptyheded thing .I wos tort to read and rite and spell by my tenda littl muther & by Mr McCaufrey the butcha & by Missus Malone and her gosts. So I am not cleva, so please forgiv my folts and my mistayks. I am the won that glares into your harts & that prowls insyde yor deepist dremes. Wonce I was The Anjel Childe. Now I am The Monster. Just lissen and take note. Let the words enter yor blud & boans .I am Billy Dean. This is the truth. This is my tale. This is the downloadable audiobook edition of David Almond's striking and original work, The True Tale of the Monster Billy Dean, complete and unabridged and read by the author himself.


What the Critics Say

"Truly original." (Philip Pullman, Guardian)
"Almond's work, like the best of literature for children, is in fact simply literature." (The Times)
"A master storyteller." (Independent)


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-14-2011
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd