David Almond Quotes

David Almond Quotes

And what is wrong with playing with words? Words love to be played with, just like children or kittens do!

I sit in my tree
I sing like the birds
My beak is my pen
My songs are my poems.

Words should wander and meander. They should fly like owls and flicker like bats and slip like cats. They should murmur and scream and dance and sing.

Anything seems possible at night when the rest of the world has gone to sleep.

Drawing makes you look at the world more closely. It helps you to see what you're looking at more clearly. Did you know that?"
I said nothing.
"What colour's a blackbird?" she said.

It was great to see the owls," I said.
She smiled.
"Yes. They're wild things, of course. Killers, savages. They're wonderful.

Truth and dreams are always getting muddled. -Mina

The season of evil," I echoed. "Protect your soul.

There's light and joy, but there's also darkness all around and we can be lost in it.

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