Home / New Titles / Accelerated Reader / Lower Years / The Fabulous Flyer The Fabulous Flyer Publisher : Bloomsbury Author : Terry Deary ISBN : 9781472939821 Lab Code : 10906 Number of pages : 55 ATOS Book Level : 4.2 Points Value : 1 Series: Victorian Tales £5.99 £2.99 165 in stock The Fabulous Flyer quantity Add to cart Categories: Lower Years - Accelerated Reader, Non Fiction, Lower Years, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 2, History Description Henri Giffard has devoted all his free time and money to inventing the first steam-driven hot air balloon. He’s determined to make mankind’s first ever-powered flight, and so in 1852 he sets off for Paris with just an urchin girl to help him. Thousands of people gather to watch the flight. Will the machine work when the weather changes – or will Henri’s dream of flying become his downfall?Terry Deary’s Victorian Tales explore the fascinating world of the Victorians, including many of the incredible achievements and breakthroughs that took place, through the eyes of children who could have lived at the time. This new edition features notes for the reader to help extend learning and exploration of the historical period.