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Written by Grahame Baker-Smith
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763663700
ISBN-13: 9780763663704
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author/illustrator: Grahame Baker-Smith

When a father who dreams of flying goes off to war and does not return, his son decides to make the dream come true. Grahame Baker-Smith’s moving story, with stunning illustrations, shows how, with love and a bit of ambition, you can reach seemingly impossible goals.

“Hauntingly evocative.” — Books for Keeps magazine
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0763663700 /  9780763663704
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Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
5 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
40 / 9 11/16" x 11 1/4"
grade range:
Kindergarten - Grade 3
Boys & Men; Family; Historical;
author’s comments:
Self-taught illustrator Grahame Baker-Smith was inspired to create this book after his experiences of being a son and now having a son of his own. His first title for Templar Books, Leon and the Place Between, was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal, and FArTHER went on to win in 2011. Grahame lives in Bath, England, with his wife and three children.
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