About the book
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 of Murder In Midwinter, Fleur Hitchcock’s The Boy Who Flew is a thrilling, murderous tale set among the steep rooftops and slippery characters of Athan’s intricately imagined world. Perfect for fans of Philip Pullman, Peter Bunzl and Philip Reeve.
About the pack
In this pack, there are four extracts included that are linked to important themes in the story and are accompanied by corresponding discussion questions and activities. Together, they provide the perfect resource for KS2 classes – developing art and design, literacy and writing skills and stimulating debate in PSHE lessons, tutor time or assemblies. The activities included can be differentiated for upper KS2 and lower KS3 at the teacher’s discretion.
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