Billy the Bird
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Billy the Bird

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When Mary finds her little brother Billy seems floating above his bed, with his nose, tummy and toes touching the ceiling, she is astounded. Never before has anyone in Mary's family been able to fly - even though their name is Bird! It is an engaging tale from everybody's favourite animal author Dick King-Smith.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 153 x 185 x 9mm | 128g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Young Corgi
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrations (black and white)
  • 055256737X
  • 9780552567374
  • 697,306

About Dick King-Smith

DICK KING-SMITH was a Gloucestershire farmer until the age of 45, when he gave up farming to become a primary school teacher. As a bestselling full-time author, his work received many awards including a Bronze Medal for the Smarties Prize of l997 for All Because of Jackson and the Children's Book Award in l995 for Harriet's Hare. In l992, he was also voted Children's Author of the Year. In l995, his top-selling title The Sheep-Pig was developed into a box-office movie, BABE, introducing hundreds of thousands of youngsters to his work. He died in 2011.show more

Back cover copy

"Look at me, I'm flying!" Mary's little brother Billy seems perfectly normal, until one moonlit evening Mary finds him floating above his bed, with his nose, tummy and toes touching the ceiling. Mary is astounded. Never before has anyone in Mary's family been able to fly - even though their name is Bird!show more

Rating details

45 ratings
3.31 out of 5 stars
5 11% (5)
4 29% (13)
3 44% (20)
2 11% (5)
1 4% (2)
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