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On Eagles' Wings Paperback – 18 Jun 2004

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Product details

  • Paperback: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Lion Children's Books; New edition edition (18 Jun. 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0745948901
  • ISBN-13: 978-0745948904
  • Product Dimensions: 13.3 x 1.3 x 19.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.2 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,257,513 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Tony's mother is dying. There's nothing he can do about it and he can't always put a brave face on things. Often he wishes he could just fly away from everything, like an eagle, powerful and free...Gradually, through his experiences, Tony begins to understand that death can sometimes bring freedom. A very readable and sensitive story about growing up, family relationships and facing bereavement. First published as I Carried You on Eagles' Wings. Previous sales of 13,000 (UK and Commonwealth). Has been O/P for nine years. Text has been revised and updated for this edition.

About the Author

Sue Mayfield grew up in the North East of England and studied English at Oxford University. She teaches creative writing to adults and has published a number of novels for children and teenagers (Oxford University Press, Hodder & Stoughton, Scholastic). These include Reckless and Blue (which recently won the 2002 North East Book Award). She lives with her husband and sons in Cheltenham.

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