Biggles Adventure Double

Biggles Adventure Double : Biggles Learns to Fly & Biggles the Camels are Coming

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Biggles Learns to Fly: Age just seventeen and with almost no flying experience, James Biggles worth is sent to tackle the enemy in the hostile skies over First World War France. In a drama of war, where instinct and fast reactions are everything, Biggles must learn to be a real fighter pilot, or die ...but does he has what it takes? Biggles the Camels Are Coming: Fighting high above the trenches of First World War France Biggles knows he needs more than just flying skills to survive against the Sop with Camel - a demon to fly, but incredibly fast in a dogfight, it commands fierce loyalty from its pilot. Will Biggles' luck and initiative be enough to keep him alive?
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 416 pages
  • 134 x 200 x 36mm | 557.92g
  • Doubleday Children's Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0857532065
  • 9780857532060
  • 149,336

About W. E. Johns

Captain W. E. Johns was born in Hertfordshire in 1893. He flew with the Royal Flying Corps in the First World War and made a daring escape from a German prison camp in 1918. Between the wars he edited Flying and Popular Flying and became a writer for the Ministry of Defence. The First Biggles story, Biggles the Camels are Coming was published in 1932, and W. E. Johns went on to write a staggering 102 Biggles titles before his death in 1968.
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