The Closest Thing to Flying

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The Closest Thing to Flying
by Gill Lewis (Author)

Format:
Paperback / softback 240 pages
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Imprint: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780192749482
Published: 21 Feb 2019
Classifications:
Adventure stories (Children’s / Teenage), Family & home stories (Children’s / Teenage)
Readership:
Children / Juvenile
Weight:224g
Dimensions:198 x 129 x 24 (mm)
Pub. Country:United Kingdom

For sale in:
United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland, Germany, France, (See full list)

Description
Present day: Semira doesn’t know where to call home. She and her mother came to England when she was four years old, brought across the desert and the sea by a man who has complete control. Always moving on, always afraid of being caught, she longs for freedom.

1891: Hen knows exactly where to call home. Her stifling mother makes sure of that. But her Aunt Kitty is opening her eyes to a whole new world.

A world of animal rights, and votes for women, and riding bicycles! Trapped in a life of behaving like a lady, she longs for freedom. When Semira discovers Hen’s diary, she finds the inspiration to be brave, to fight for her place in the world, and maybe even to uncover the secrets of her own past Gill Lewis is the multi-award-winning and best-selling author of novels including Sky Hawk, White Dolphin, and A Story Like the Wind. This is her unforgettable tale of friendship, hope, and finding the courage to fight for what you believe in.
Image for The Closest Thing to Flying
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The Closest Thing to Flying
by Gill Lewis (Author)

Format:
Paperback / softback 240 pages
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Imprint: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780192749482
Published: 21 Feb 2019
Classifications:
Adventure stories (Children’s / Teenage), Family & home stories (Children’s / Teenage)
Readership:
Children / Juvenile
Weight:224g
Dimensions:198 x 129 x 24 (mm)
Pub. Country:United Kingdom

For sale in:
United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland, Germany, France, (See full list)

Description
Present day: Semira doesn’t know where to call home. She and her mother came to England when she was four years old, brought across the desert and the sea by a man who has complete control.

1891: Hen knows exactly where to call home. Her stifling mother makes sure of that. But her Aunt Kitty is opening her eyes to a whole new world.

A world of animal rights, and votes for women, and riding bicycles! Trapped in a life of behaving like a lady, she longs for freedom. When Semira discovers Hen’s diary, she finds the inspiration to be brave, to fight for her place in the world, and maybe even to uncover the secrets of her own past Gill Lewis is the multi-award-winning and best-selling author of novels including Sky Hawk, White Dolphin, and A Story Like the Wind. This is her unforgettable tale of friendship, hope, and finding the courage to fight for what you believe in.

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