Wolverham - Sky Chasers

Wolverham - Sky Chasers

SKU: 1469
£6.99Price

PLEASE NOTE THIS BOOK IS A DONATION TO WOLVERHAM PRIMARY AND NURSERY SCHOOL.


Orphan Magpie can't believe her eyes when she sees a boy swept off his feet by a kite ... or something that twists and dances in the wind. Like her, the boy - Pierre - dreams of flying over the rooftops of Paris.

His family, the Montgolfiers, are desperate to be first to discover the secret of flight. The world looks so different up high and suddenly Magpie knows what she wants - to be the first to fly in a balloon above the King and Queen of France ... From the bestselling historical fiction author of books including Secrets of a Sun King, When We Were Warriors and Letters from the Lighthouse Discovery meets imagination in this rich and inspirational tale based on the true story of the first hot air balloon flight over Paris in the eighteenth century An enchanting story of history, adventure, science and facing your fears