The Boy Who Flew (Paperback)Fleur Hitchcock (author)
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Athan Wilde dreams of flight.
When his friend, Mr Chen, is murdered, Athan must rescue the flying machine they were building together and stop it falling into the wrong hands. But keeping the machine safe puts his family in terrible danger. What will Athan choose - flight or family?
From the acclaimed author of Murder In Midwinter, Fleur Hitchcock's The Boy Who Flew is a thrilling, murderous tale set among the steep rooftops and slippery characters of Athan's intricately imagined world. Perfect for fans of Philip Pullman, Peter Bunzl and Philip Reeve.
Publisher: Nosy Crow Ltd
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 210 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 18 mm
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“Gripping, tense, atmospheric”
We're big fans of Fleur Hitchcock's contemporary crime thrillers for children, like Murder in Midwinter, so ordered this with glee. It is different, but also filled with her brilliant characterisation,... More
Thank you to Fleur for my early review copy!
This book is most certainly gripping and so very tense!
Filled with danger and adventure, I do hope this is the start of a new series...
Athan is a great character!
“Lies, deceit and friendship. It's a proper, traditional tale - a tale of murder and mayhem.”
Athan Wilde has a habit of running around roof-tops - leaping from one building to another. Much to the annoyance of the people trying to sleep in the buildings below. He's also a friend of Mr Chen and between... More
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