Written by Lily Hyde
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A thrilling mix of modern fairytale and adventure with elements of magical realism set in Kiev and featuring a girl who lives in a flying trolleybus. Inspired by the author’s love of Russian fairytales and her travels in Kiev.
Riding Icarus by Lily Hyde
When rich Uncle Igor sends her mother abroad to work, Masha stays in Kiev and moves into an old, disused trolleybus called Icarus. But one night there is a terrible storm and Icarus takes off! Masha is transported to an enchanted place where she discovers that, on midsummer eve, she will be able to wish for whatever her heart desires. But will Masha be able to find the enchanted place again and work out her hearts desire in time? And will she make the right wish to bring her mother back home so they can escape Igor’s clutches forever?
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'A heartwarming magical realist tale with a tough urban edge set in contemporary Ukraine' - Observer
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Interest Age: 9+
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Walker Books Ltd
7th July 2008
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