Sky Chasers

by Emma Carroll


2 in stock


Genre:Children's Books / Confident Readers



A encounter with a boy dangling from the sky changes pickpocket Magpie’s life forever. Like her, the boy dreams of flying over the rooftops of Paris.His family, the Montgolfiers, are desperate to be first to discover the secret of flight. Together with Pierre, Magpie is soon caught up in a world of inflatable bloomers, spies and a trio of unruly animals in a race to be the first to fly a hot air balloon – in front of the King and Queen of France.Book Features:A rich and inspirational story based on the true story of the first hot air balloon flight over Paris in the eighteenth century.Themes of friendship, imagination, science and bravery.Winner of the Big Idea Competition, chosen as unanimous winner by the judges: Tess Daly, Neil Blair, Barry Cunningham, Philip Ardagh and theatre producer Sonia Friedman.Stunning cover art by award-winning artist David Litchfield.

Additional information

Weight 0.4 kg
Dimensions 20 × 13 × 5 cm