Wings of Glory by Dermot O'Leary (Hardback)

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9781444961621
Published:
14 Sep 2023
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
152 pages
Dimensions:
234x150x20mm
Weight:
0.376kgs
Author:
It's 1940, and the world is at war. Linus, a swift, has always dreamed of flying with the Royal Bird Force and making a name for himself as a squadron leader. So when he and his sister, Ava, have the opportunity to volunteer, he jumps at the chance. But it's a dangerous journey, and Ava goes missing before they manage to reach the airfield for training. Now, Linus has two missions: help the war effort and find his sister.Linus will face bomber planes, arrogant falcons, and a spy who's determined to take him down. He is brave and fast and kind - but can Linus prove that helping win the war is more about the size of your heart than the size of your wings?

Join one tiny bird on a hilarious adventure to save his sister - and his country!

An action-packed tale of courage, adventure and a smattering of bird poo, from the bestselling children's author of Toto the Ninja Cat, Dermot O'Leary, with glorious illustrations throughout by Claire Powell.

Royal Bird Force recruit Linus can't wait for his big adventure. He's out to prove that swifts can be just a brave as falcons, with a combination of teamwork, talons and of course poo!

But with his sister missing and rumours of a spy amongst their ranks, can Linus become the hero he dreams of?

Featuring courageous loop-the-loops, top-secret plans and a smattering of bird poo, this heroic tail will keep young readers entertained and giggling from start to finish.

"A wonderful, heartwarming read that captures the feel of camaraderie" Parent of a reader aged 8 (Toppsta)

"I loved this book about Linus who is a very brave tiny bird... [it] is very exciting and made me laugh at the poop bits." Reader aged 7 (Toppsta)

About the Author: Dermot O'Leary is the bestselling author of the five books in the Toto the Ninja Cat series. He started his career on T4 for Channel 4 and has also presented shows for both ITV and the BBC. Dermot presents a Saturday morning show on BBC Radio 2, 'Saturday Breakfast with Dermot O'Leary'. The show is produced by Ora Et Labora, the production company Dermot co-founded in 2008.Ora Et Labora also produces Rylan's BBC Radio 2 show, a number of podcasts and the TV show 'Reel Stories' for BBC2, looking back at iconic singers' lives on screen.In 2019, he launched a podcast, 'People, Just People' with Audible, featuring guests including Stephen Graham, Ed Miliband and Eni Aluko. He lives in London with his wife Dee, their son Kasper and their cats Socks and, of course, Toto.You can find Dermot on Twitter and Instagram: @radioleary

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