Prepare to be swept up, up and away on this high-flying adventure from the queen of historical fiction, Emma Carroll! Winner of the Teach Primary Book Award 2018 Shortlisted for the Young Quills Award 2019 Nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Award 2019
'Carroll, an unstoppable, natural storyteller, lets her imagination take off.' THE TIMES
'Soaring flight and the power of friendship are to the fore in this gripping historical adventure.' THE GUARDIAN
'Sky Chasers is a real joy: funny, energetic and, as ever, brilliantly told.' ABI ELPHINSTONE
Orphan Magpie can't believe her eyes when she sees a boy swept off his feet by a kite ... or something that twists and dances in the wind. She goes to his rescue only to find herself dangling in the sky. The world looks so different from on high and suddenly Magpie knows what she wants - to be the first to fly in a balloon above the King and Queen of France ...