Sammy Goes Flying by Odette Elliott

Sammy Goes Flying

Written by Odette Elliott
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Sammy Goes Flying by Odette Elliott

Sammy dreams of flying. His older siblings are going on a school trip to an aeroplane museum. But Sammy is too small to go. Then Grandma plans a magical day out just for Sammy.

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The biracial family's interactions are realistic and loving.

About the Author

Odette Elliott has been writing stories for as long as she can remember. Her first picture book, Under Sammy's Bed, was published in 1989 and books in this series appeared on BBC children's programmes. Odette has also written a collection of school stories and the picture book My Big Brother JJ. Odette has a multi-racial family and this is reflected in her books.

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32 pages


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Tamarind Books an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

7th April 2011



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