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Paperback, Oct 2011 £7.99
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Product description

When a father who dreams of flying goes off to war and doesn’t return, his son decides to make his dream come true. Grahame Baker-Smith’s moving picture book story, illustrated with stunning collage artwork, shows how – with love, hope and ambition – you can reach seemingly impossible goals.

Winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal 2011.

“Utterly captivating… This is a picture book to treasure and will be enjoyed by children and adults alike.” Lovereading4kids.co.uk

“A clever picture book with a dream-like quality. It is beautifully designed with a wealth of detail, conveying dark emotions, storms of war and weather, and a powerful sense of loss and bereavement.” Kate Greenaway Medal website

Product Details

Format

Hardback

ISBN

9781848771260

Publisher

Templar Publishing

Date published

July 1st, 2010

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 2.6; Lower years; 0.5 points

Condition

New

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  1. Avatar owl 761790

    Mohsen1010
    on 7 March 2014

    A beautifully illustrated book with a beautiful story line for children. Poetic and sad. 5/5.