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A Wish For Wings

Written by Robert Swindells

A Wish For Wings Synopsis

'I'LL FLY,' JENNA WHISPERED TO HERSELF. 'I'LL FLY, WHATEVER NED SAYS. WHATEVER ANYBODY SAYS...' Jenna is thirteen - and has suddenly realized what she wants to do with her life. She wants to fly. Like Grandad's heroine, Amy Johnson... But Jenna's wish for wings has to be put on hold when something awful happens: Grandad's souvenir of his wartime service - a loaded gun - goes missing. And Jenna is almost certain that her brother Ned has taken it...

A Wish For Wings Press Reviews

Robert Swindells writes the kinds of books that are so scary you're afraid to turn the page * Daily Telegraph * Plots which grip the reader from the opening paragraph * The Sunday Times * Long may Swindells continue producing books as good as this * TES * Well-written and absorbing * Kids Out * Gripping * Observer *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780440863960
Publication date: 1st May 2002
Author: Robert Swindells
Publisher: Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books) an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 192 pages

About Robert Swindells

ROBERT SWINDELLS left school at fifteen to work on a local newspaper. At seventeen, he joined the RAF for three years, then trained and worked as a teacher. Now a full-time writer, he is the author of a number of bestselling titles for the Random House children's list. In 1994 he won the Carnegie Medal for STONE COLD (Hamish Hamilton), a teenage novel about a serial killer. RUBY TANYA won the Salford Children's Book Award 2005. 'Plots which grip the reader from the opening paragraph' THE SUNDAY TIMES 'Robert Swindells writes the kinds of books that are so scary you're afraid to ...

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