If I Could Fly
Written by Jill Hucklesby
Lovereading4kids Price £5.59
£6.99 saving £1.40 (20%)
when in stock
As soon as this book is back in stock we will send you an email.Compare book price We'd love you to buy your books from Lovereading - especially if we helped you to choose them! But as our mantra is guidance, and that includes guidance on price, please do use our 'Compare Book Price' service to discover if the best value deal is from Lovereading or another specialist bookstore.
Please login (or signup) to download the extract
You will need to Sign Up or Login before you can download a book extract.
To Sign Up all you need to do is give us your email address and a password and let us know the types of books you like. Thank you.
The Lovereading4Kids comment
A Lovereading4kids 'Great Read' you may have missed 2011 selection.
A haunting and magical story about the living and the dead and those who seem able to live somewhere in between. Calypso Summer is on the run. She can’t remember why and she doesn’t know how she will find safety. All she knows is that she must not get caught by the FISTS who make the rules. Finding sanctuary in the derelict hospital, Calypso finds unusual companions, including Alfie who begins to answer some of the questions that Calypso needs to understand. A cleverly unravelled story that keeps readers guessing for a long time.
If I Could Fly by Jill Hucklesby
Tender and deeply moving, If I Could Fly is an unputdownable novel with real heart. It will keep you guessing until the final page.
"Calypso Summer. Yeah, that really is my name. 'A girl with such a name is on a journey. She will have adventures,' my mother used to murmur in my ear. And I now I am on a journey. I'm running from something terrible - but I don't know what. It's like my brain has blocked it out. For now, I'm learning to survive: to break the System and not get caught. I've found a friend I can trust. Next stop, freedom. Somehow, somewhere..."
If I Could Fly is a story you'll never forget.
'A satisfying blend of action and reflection for young teens.' Daily Mail
'A beautifully written coming-of-age story.' The Bookseller
'This futuristic and unusual novel is infused with mystery from the very first page ... lyrically written, surprising and original.' Chicklish
'An elegant, slightly dystopian, kaleidoscopically surreal coming-of-age story ...' The Bookette
'Young people will enjoy the fast-paced action, sense of menace and twist that leads to the denouement. Hucklesby has written a satisfying story with a difference for this age group.' Write Away
About the Author
Interest Age: From 11
More books by Jill Hucklesby
Author's Facebook Latest
Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont Childrens Books
3rd January 2011
I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.Adam Graham
I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.Alexander Boxall – age 11
We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!Rachel Bridgeman
It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk
A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch
I love finding new books to read. My mummy and me look at the new ones coming out. I have written reviews of some of them!Jessica Cobbin – age 7
It has introduced my children to books we hadn’t come across before. Real children’s reviews gives a great insight into what others think toLorraine Woods
LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlifeAmrit Bunet – Teen