Another classic picture book by the legendary Colin Thompson, reissued by
Sally is just a baby when she first begins to soar above her house and over the garden. Soon she sees her brother and other children floating over the rooftops. But her mother is sceptical. Only her grandmother believes her and every night Sally returns from another journey with a special present for the old lady, She recalls her own travels when she was a little girl and explains that everyone has the power to fly, 'only they've forgotten how. It's called growing up.'
But Sally never forgets how to fly and when she has children of her own, she flies with them.
With his intricately detailed illustrations and moving text, Colin Thompson takes the reader on a journey they will never forget.
About The Author
Since he started writing and illustrating children's books in 1990, Colin Thompson has had more than 50 books published. He has received several awards, including an Aurealis Award for the novel HOW TO LIVE FOREVER and the CBC Picture Book of the Year in 2006 for THE SHORT AND INCREDIBLY HAPPY LIFE OF RILEY. He has been shortlisted for many other awards, including the Astrid Lindgren Award - the most prestigious children's literature prize in the world. Colin lives in Bellingen, Australia. His books with Random House Australia include HOW TO LIVE FOREVER, numerous picture books, THE FLOODS series, THE DRAGONS series, THE BIG LITTLE BOOK OF HAPPY SADNESS picture book, which has been shortlisted for the 2009 Children’s Book Council Award for Best Picture Book, and FREE TO A GOOD HOME.
For Ages: 5 - 9 years old
For Grades: 1 - 2
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st June 2010
Publisher: Random House Australia
Dimensions (cm): 29.5 x 22.0 x 0.3
Weight (kg): 0.18