Mia and Ben are the very best of friends. They live side by side at the edge of a great, wide lake and together they sail, and swing, and sing. But the thing they love the most is making paper planes. They dream of one day being able to make a plane that will fly all the way across the lake, and their planes become more and more intricate...
But one day: terrible news. Ben's family are moving far, far away. How can Mia and Ben stay best friends if they are so far apart? And how will they ever realise their dream of making a plane that can fly across their lake?
Find out in this moving, lyrical story of friendship and flight.
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Jim and Karen live in South London. Karen still works as a textile designer when she's not creating books, and Jim works in the publishing industry. They have won the picture book category of the Sheffield Book Award for their first book, Letterbox Lil (OUP), and received the silver Practical Parenting award for Who are you, Stripy Horse in 2007....More about Jim Helmore
Paul B. Janeczko is a poet and teacher who has edited numerous award-winning poetry anthologies for young people, including A Poke in the I, A Kick in the Head and A Foot in the Mouth, all of which were illustrated by Chris Raschka, as well as Firefly July, illustrated by Melissa...More about Richard Jones