Fly By Night
Written by Frances Hardinge
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The Lovereading4Kids comment
A World Book Day 'Recommended Read' for 2011. Winner of the Branford Boase prize, this may not at first seem an obvious choice for young teenagers to pick up and read but what is quite certain is that it is impossible to pigeonhole as it’s very different from anything they’ll have read before.
It’s an adventure, vividly told that no one can fail to enjoy hugely as they are transported into another world. I guess that’s why the judges of the Branford Boase debut Children’s award thought it a worthy winner. It certainly doesn’t read like a debut.
If you enjoyed this then why not read Frances' second novel Gullstruck Island.
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Fly By Night by Frances Hardinge
As the realm struggles to maintain an uneasy peace after years of civil war and tyranny, a twelve-year-old orphan and her loyal companion, a grumpy goose, are about to become the unlikely heroes of a radical revolution. This is an adventure story, set in reimagined eighteenth-century England.
About the Author
Interest Age: 9-11
More books by Frances Hardinge
1st September 2006
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