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
Richard Jones has worked for more than twenty years in the creative arts. He is the illustrator of numerous books for children, including Bird Builds a Nest and Squirrels' Busy Year, both by Martin Jenkins. He lives in Devon, England. Visit him at his website:More about Richard Jones