Taking Flight by Julia Green
  

Synopsis

Taking Flight by Julia Green

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...

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)

About the Author

Julia Green

Julia Green lives in Bath and has two sons. She writes fiction for children and young adults and is the Course Director for the MA in Writing for Young People at Bath Spa University. Julia leads creative writing workshops for children and adults in a variety of settings, including festivals and schools and for the Arvon foundation. She has worked as an English teacher in school, as a lecturer in FE, Higher and Adult Education, as a tutor for young people not in mainstream school; she has also been a publicity officer, a sub editor for a publishing company and a library assistant at a medical school in London. Julia’s novels for teenagers are published by Puffin and Bloomsbury and are translated into several languages. Tilly’s Moonlight Fox is her first novel for Oxford University Press.

Author photo copyright: Kim Green

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages
Interest Age: 8-9

Author

Julia Green
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Author's Website

www.julia-green.co.uk/

Publisher

A & C Black Publishers Ltd an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

1st June 2006

ISBN

9780713675948


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