The Colour of the Sun by David Almond
The Colour of the Sun is the new novel for children by UEA alumnus David Almond and has just been published by Hodder Children’s Books. David graduated from UEA with a BA in English and American Studies in 1973 and began a career as a teacher before publishing his first novel in his late forties. He has since published nearly twenty other books, including two novels for adults. His previous novel for children, A Song for Ella Grey, was published in 2014 and was the winner of the 2015 Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize and shortlisted for The Bookseller’s inaugural YA Book Prize.