by Lenny Henry, illustrated by Keenon Ferrell - £12.99 Pan Macmillan (2021)
hardback ISBN 13: 9781529067835 | ISBN 10: 1529067839
Lenny Henry's hilarious adventure, The Boy with Wings, is for readers of 9 to 12 and illustrated throughout by Keenon Ferrell. Includes an exclusive comic book adventure illustrated by Mark Buckingham.
An ordinary kid is about to become an EXTRAORDINARY hero!
A super-cool, super-secret past? Check.
An impossible mission to save the world from a fur-ocious enemy? Check.
When Tunde sprouts wings and learns he’s all that stands between Earth and total destruction, suddenly school is the least of his problems. Luckily, his rag-tag group of pals have got his back, and with his new powers, Tunde is ready to fly in the face of danger.
So what if he can’t even stand up to the school bully? He’s the boy with wings – this is his destiny.
No pressure then...
(Price & availability last checked: December 2021)
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