Hot-air balloons, gliders, solar-powered planes. . . Climb board and find out about the world of aircraft.
• Gold/Band 9 fiction books offer developing readers literary language and stories with distinctive characters.
• Text type—An information book.
• A contents page can be found at the front of the book and a glossary and index on pages 20 and 21.
• Curriculum links—History: "Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally [for example, … the first aeroplane flight]."