Suitable for 8 - 11 years

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Product description

Fergus Crane has a pretty normal life, going to lessons on the school ship Betty Jeanne and helping his mum in the bakery. But when a mysterious flying box appears at the window of his waterfront home, Fergus is whisked off into a daring adventure! The box is followed by a winged mechanical horse, which Fergus must ride far away, on a quest to save his long-lost uncle! And soon Fergus finds out that his teachers are actually pirates! Can Fergus and his winged horse save his schoolmates from the fearsome Fire Island? And what else will Fergus find there?

  • Winner of the Smarties Prize Gold Award in 2004
  • By the bestselling creators of the Edge Chronicles
  • A tour-de-force of magic, humour and quirky action
  • Chris Riddell was Children’s Laureate for 2015-2017

Product Details

Catalogue number

7831 in Schools Catalogue 2020/21

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780440866541

Publisher

Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books)

Date published

April 7th, 2005

Lexile measure

890L Lexiles are the global standard in reading assessment. They are unique as they are able to measure a child and a book on the same scale – ensuring the right book gets to the right child at the right time.

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Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 5.6; Middle years; 4.0 points

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New

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Author/Illustrator

Chris Riddell

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