Athan Wilde dreams of flight. When his friend, Mr Chen, is murdered, Athan must rescue the flying machine they were building together and stop it falling into the wrong hands. But keeping the machine safe puts his family in terrible danger. What will Athan choose – flight or family?
From the acclaimed author Fleur Hitchcock, The Boy Who Flew is a thrilling, murderous adventure, set among the steep rooftops and slippery characters of Athan’s intricately imagined world. Perfect for middle-grade readers (9-11 years) and fans of Philip Pullman, Peter Bunzl and Philip Reeve