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The True Tale of the Monster Billy Dean by David Almond - Chapter Sampler

The True Tale of the Monster Billy Dean by David Almond - Chapter Sampler

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The True Tale of the Monster Billy Dean by David Almond - From master storyteller David Almond comes a gripping, exquisitely written novel about a hidden-away child who emerges into a broken world. (Ages 14 and up)
The True Tale of the Monster Billy Dean by David Almond - From master storyteller David Almond comes a gripping, exquisitely written novel about a hidden-away child who emerges into a broken world. (Ages 14 and up)

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Published by: Candlewick Press on Oct 04, 2013
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his tail is told by 1 that died at birth by 1 that came into the worldin days o endles war & at the moment o disaster.He rew in isolayshon wile the enjins o destrucshon ew &smoke rose over the sitys & wile wilderness & waste crept all acrosthe world.He rew up with the birds & mise as rends.He wos a secrit shy & thick & tuntied emptyheded thin.He wos tort to read & rite & spel by his tenda littl muther & byr cCaurey the butcha & by issus alone and her osts.o he is not cleva so plees oriv his olts & his mistayks.ebbe you alredy no him. ebbe you came to Blinkbonny & toissus alones door & into the parlor wer he told you o all thespirits that wer still arownd you and that stil lovd you even tho youthort they wer on.ebbe he roamd the aterly or you & san or you & dansd or you & became the thin you thort youd lost the thin you lovd somuch.ebbe you came in serch o healin & he tuchd you jentl jentl &askd you wer the pane wos & drew that pane owt rom you & youwer heald.ebbe you even stood ther & watchd wile he tryd to heal theded.Bak in those days he wos the ynjel Childe.He wos the worker o majic & miracls the speaker in tuns & the yellerowt o drivel & bollox & nonsens.hose days ar lon one. he ded ar one. god & his aynjels &sayntes are one.
 
he ynjel Childes no mor.he ynjel Childe has dun the deeds o monsters.Wether you no him or not he has been here always.He cud be just a thin o dreem & nitemare a thin that prowlswithin you at the ded o nite & lares into yor hart & prowls inside yor deepest dreems.Whatever he is it is tym to tell the tail.ebbe it is not or you. ebbe you do not want these words to be ritten into you. ebbe you do not want them to enter yor blud& boans & to inect yor dremes.urn away i you must.Or read on i you wish. ry to desier the words. Or lissen. Or dowatever els you do to allow these words to enter you.I am Billy Dean. his is the truth. his is my tail.

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