Boy Who Could Fly

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Boy Who Could Fly

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“Serious fun”. (Carousel, Summer 2002)

Book Description

Thomas’s ability to fly brings heartbreak and happiness

From the Back Cover

When the Fat Fairy turned up at Thomas Topp’s house offering to grant him one birthday wish, he asked to be able to fly.But now, although he’s the most popular boy in the school, Thomas

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Review

“Serious fun”. (Carousel, Summer 2002)

Book Description

Thomas’s ability to fly brings heartbreak and happiness

From the Back Cover

When the Fat Fairy turned up at Thomas Topp’s house offering to grant him one birthday wish, he asked to be able to fly.But now, although he’s the most popular boy in the school, Thomas isn’t happy at home. Can his magical gift help to make things better?By the Winner of the Costa Children’s Book Award

About the Author

Sally Gardner is an award-winning novelist from London. Her books have been translated into 22 languages and have sold more than one million copies in the UK. Her historical novel for older readers, I, Coriander, won the Smarties Children’s Book Prize in 2005. Two thrillers both set at the time of the French Revolution, The Red Necklace and The Silver Blade, which was shortlisted for the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize in 2009, followed. Actor Dominic West (The Wire) has bought the film rights to both titles. Her YA novel, The Double Shadow, was published in 2011 to critical acclaim. Sally Gardner’s stories for middle readers include Lucy Willow and the popular Magical Children series of six titles: The Strongest Girl in the World, The Invisible Boy, The Boy with Magic Numbers, The Smallest Girl in the World, The Boy with the Lightning Feet, and The Boy who could Fly, which are also available as audio books. She has also written and illustrated picture books including The Fairy Catalogue, The Glass Heart, The Book of Princesses and Playtime Rhymes. Sally Gardner continues to be an avid spokesperson for dyslexia, working to change the way it is perceived by society. She is dyslexic and argues that it is not a disability, but a gift.Her website is www.sallygardner.net and you can follow her on Twitter @TheSallyGardner

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