The Edge of the Cloud

Paperback | May 1, 2014

byK.M. Peyton

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The First World War is looming and for young sweethearts, Christina and Will, their adventures are just beginning as they head to London - their heads full of dreams. But the reality is altogether more difficult.Will has just one ambition - to design and pilot flying machines. As he strives to fulfil his dream, Christina is left to make a new life for herself around the airfield. She soon makes friends and begins to enjoy her newly-found independence but nothing will ever overcome her terror of theaeroplanes that Will loves so much. And when war breaks out, she fears the worst . . . that she may lose the man she loves for ever.This much-loved story was the winner of the Carnegie Medal.

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The First World War is looming and for young sweethearts, Christina and Will, their adventures are just beginning as they head to London - their heads full of dreams. But the reality is altogether more difficult.Will has just one ambition - to design and pilot flying machines. As he strives to fulfil his dream, Christina is left to mak...

Kathleen Peyton grew up in the London suburbs and always longed to live in the country and have a horse. Although she enjoyed writing stories she wanted to be a painter, and when she left school she went on to study art. At Manchester Art School she met her husband, Michael, and they now live in Essex and have two daughters. Following...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 7.8 × 5.08 × 0.51 inPublished:May 1, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0192736353

ISBN - 13:9780192736352

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