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Taking Flight

Written by Julia Green

Part of the White Wolves: Issues Series

Taking Flight Synopsis

Taking Flight is a story about love, loss and dealing with death. Luke goes to see his grandpa every day after school. He likes it there, and especially enjoys helping with Grandpa's pigeons. But Grandpa gets sick and muddled and needs more than Luke's help. When he goes into hospital, events take a turn for the worse and suddenly Luke has to grow up very fast...

Taking Flight Press Reviews

A touching story, detailing the changing relationship between a boy and his grandfather, ecompassing loss and bereavement. This ties in nicely with the National Literacy Scheme's Year 4 target theme of stories which raise issues. Publishing News (2nd June 2006)

Book Information

ISBN: 9780713675948
Publication date: 1st June 2006
Author: Julia Green
Publisher: A & C Black Publishers Ltd an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 64 pages

About Julia Green

Julia Green lives in Bath, but her favourite places are wild remote islands, beaches, cliffs and hilltops. She has written more than seventeen books for children and young adults, and is the Course Director for the MA in Writing for Young People at Bath Spa University. Julia’s books for children include To the Edge of the World, Tilly’s Moonlight Fox, Seal Island and The Wilderness War, which was shortlisted for the Coventry Inspiration Book Award and the Warwickshire SLS Award. Author photo copyright: Kim GreenWatch a video of Julia talking about Drawing with Light:

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