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A Wish For Wings
  • Published: 30 November 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446498811
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 192

A Wish For Wings




A gripping thriller from a Carnegie Medal-winning author.

'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...

  • Published: 30 November 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446498811
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 192

About the author

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. He went on to become the author of a number of bestselling titles for the Random House children's list, and in 1994 he won the Carnegie Medal for STONE COLD.

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Praise for A Wish For Wings

Gripping

Observer

Well-written and absorbing

Kids Out

Long may Swindells continue producing books as good as this

TES

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 turn the page

Daily Telegraph

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