The Tale of Angelino Brown

The Tale of Angelino Brown

David Almond Alex T. Smith / Sep 25, 2020
The Tale of Angelino Brown 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 Clas
  • Title: The Tale of Angelino Brown
  • Author: David Almond Alex T. Smith
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 424
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 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 therBert 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
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      • David Almond Alex T. Smith

        David Almond is a British children s writer who has penned several novels, each one to critical acclaim He was born and raised in Felling and Newcastle in post industrial North East England and educated at the University of East Anglia When he was young, he found his love of writing when some short stories of his were published in a local magazine He started out as an author of adult fiction before finding his niche writing literature for young adults.His first children s novel, Skellig 1998 , set in Newcastle, won the Whitbread Children s Novel of the Year Award and also the Carnegie Medal His subsequent novels are Kit s Wilderness 1999 , Heaven Eyes 2000 , Secret Heart 2001 , The Fire Eaters 2003 and Clay 2005 His first play aimed at adolescents, Wild Girl, Wild Boy, toured in 2001 and was published in 2002 His works are highly philosophical and thus appeal to children and adults alike Recurring themes throughout include the complex relationships between apparent opposites such as life and death, reality and fiction, past and future forms of education growing up and adapting to change the nature of the self He has been greatly influenced by the works of the English Romantic poet William Blake.He is an author often suggested on National Curriculum reading lists in the United Kingdom and has attracted the attention of academics who specialise in the study of children s literature.Almond currently lives with his family in Northumberland, England.Awards Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing 2010.


    1. 4.5 Of course I am Professor Smellie I am a Professor at the Grand and Ancient University of Blithering on the Fen I have seven Honorary Doctorates and I am a Fellow of This will give you an idea of the tone of the book, something kids will get a kick out of reading Angelino is a tiny, pocket sized angel who farts Yes, farts That alone will get quite few giggles from young readers.He appears one day in the school bus driver s shirt pocket and is quickly adopted by him and his wife and the kids T [...]

    2. Grumpy bus driver Bert, thought he was having a heart attack when he felt something flutter in his chest It was not a heart attack he was having, it was a little angel who had found comfort in his shirt pocket.Bert took the angel home to his wife Betty Together they named him Angelino, and they looked after him like he was their son Betty decided that Angelino needed to go to school She took him to the local one, where she was a dinner lady The head teacher though, wasn t impressed with Angelino [...]

    3. I read this book in Dutch but will be writing my review in English.What would you do if you find a little angel in your breastpocket I was quite exciting to spot this book at my library, I just adore Alex T Smith s art, and one of David Almond s earlier books The Boy Who Swam With Piranhas, was terrific, so I wanted to see what would happen in this one Would he write yet another magical story How would the illustrations fit What would happen to the angel as there was lots of foreshadowing in the [...]

    4. 2018 CARNEGIE LONGLIST BOOK 6 20 The reason I am not rating this is because I don t think I could give it a fair rating.It is obviously for young children, and it very silly and nonsensical I m sure they would adore it it is cute and funny ish and easy to read Me Hey, I m not really that into books like this I would never have picked this up if it hadn t been on the Longlist I am reading But I think this book is good for the audience it is aimed at, and that is the main thing.So obviously this i [...]

    5. I received a copy of this title from Walker Books Australia for review.Ten Second Synopsis Bert the bus driver finds an angel in his shirt pocket and his life is turned upside down But although almost everyone seems to love having little Angelino around, is it really safe for an angel in a world of humans David Almond is one of those authors that many people categorise as an auto read that is, such is the strength of his previous work, any new work that is published will be snapped up immediatel [...]

    6. Unbelievably joyful, absurdly charming and intensely loveable I can think of quite a few people who s lives would be improved by the appearance of an angel in their pocket.Unexpected side effect I now have an intense craving for midget gems.

    7. Skellig through the eyes of Raymond Briggs, perhaps, as a curmudgeonly old bus driver finds a tiny wee angel in his shirt pocket Unfortunately he and his sweet wife are too open about its existence not content with telling friends, she parades it around the school where she works And someone is not quite open about snatching the angel, but he s there and he won t be dissuaded The problem with this book is that it doesn t know who its lead characters are Ethel and Ernest are either dominant or th [...]

    8. NicenessYou never quite know what you re going to get with David Almond, and I was a bit on edge when starting this book because I expected feared it might take a dark, or at least very sad, turn at some point Not to worry This is a subtle, kind, and exceptionally good humoured tale about the transformative power of innocence, and the worth of something as simple as niceness It has its darker moments, but only to allow contrast with the light.As the book opens, a tiny angel appears in Bert s poc [...]

    9. This is a funny and lovely children s book When I started reading The Tale of Angelino Brown I didn t think I d like it as much as I did The story begins with Bert Brown, a bus driver, who is married to Betty While driving the bus Bert thinks he s having a heart attack but finds a little angel inside his pocket instead He takes the Angel home and together Betty and Bert decide to look after him and name him Angelino.I don t want to go into too much detail about the story as it will spoil it but [...]

    10. The delightfully magical and funny Tale of Angelino Brown which I won through Giveaways begins when grumpy bus driver Bert Brown thinks he s having a heart attack while driving, only to find the fluttering is coming from a small angel in his pocket Taking him home he and his wife Betty name the small winged boy who loves to fart and eat custard Angelino And thus, begins an adventure that has Angelino making friends at St Mungo s the local school where Betty s the cook butting heads with Mrs Mole [...]

    11. My name is Betty Brown, and while driving his school bus, my husband found a tiny angel in his pocket We re calling him Angelino, and he s brought so much joy to our family I took him to school with me, and the students and teachers all love him, except for Mrs Mole The other day, a school inspector came to our building and had Mrs Mole in a tizzy However, I recognized this person as Kevin Hawkins and realized he should still be in school Kevin was always a master of disguises, but he was easily [...]

    12. Angelino is a tiny angel, no bigger than a salt shaker and who adores midget gems He appears fluttering and flickering in the pocket of bus driver Bert Brown Bert and wife Betty raise Angelino as their own The little fella attends school, where Betty works, he learns, makes friends, and grows Every time he discovers something or has a new experience, he grows a little bigger Interestingly, when a villain from our story remembers something from childhood they appear a little different, a little y [...]

    13. One day, while Bert Brown is driving his bus, he discovers an angel in his pocket Bert takes the angel home with him and he and his wife, Betty, decide to call him Angelino Angelino loves sweet things, farts a lot and grows and learns very quickly But one day, when he is out on the bus with Bert, Angelino is kidnapped This is a lovely, quirky story, full of humour and featuring some classic goodies and baddies The goodies are great and even the baddies have redeeming features The Tale of Angelin [...]

    14. Bert en Betty zijn de ouders van een overleden jongetje, verdrietig Dan vindt Bert het kleine engeltje Angelino in zijn borstzak en al snel vindt het echtpaar hun plezier in het leven terug Angelino ontdooit langzaam het strenge schoolhoofd, de van school getrapte Kevin en zelfs pestkop beuker Een lief verhaal over een engeltje dat kleine scheetjes laat.

    15. This book is wonderful You can picture having a cute, little angel sitting right in your palm The characters are vibrant and funny Children will love this magnificent tale d the illustrations are perfection

    16. Charming book, reminded me of Roald Dahl s best works Petered out a bit at the end though, but highly recommended middle grade book

    17. Another fantastic offering from one of the present day greats David Almond, with brilliant illustrations by the epically talented Alex T Smith.Honestly, I can t get enough of David Almond He takes huge topics and manages to create beautiful and accessible stories around these difficult subjects Whilst Angelino Brown works well for independent readers, it is a perfect read aloud book for a classroom setting.This Pinoccio esqu story has a sense of lightness and of hope beyond any of Almond s body [...]

    18. When Bus driver Bert found a little angel in his top pocket, he took him home to his wife Betty Betty took him to school and all was going well until Angelino met Bully Basher Malone A sweet, heartwarming character and story.

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