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Steve Worland brings you the exciting, heartwarming story of Paper Planes, adapted from the award-winning family film that features a cast of Australia's finest actors, including Sam Worthington, Deborah Mailman, David Wenham and Ed Oxenbould.

If at first you don't succeed, fly, fly again!
Dylan is an imaginative twelve-year-old boy who discovers that his talent for folding and flying paper planes could take him to the World Paper Plane Championship. With a great challenge soaring ahead and a goal to fly into the number one spot, there's no telling how far he can go!

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Awards and Recognition

  • Australian Book Industry Awards
    Book of the Year for Older Children
  • Indie Award
  • Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards
    8–10 Years

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