The Boy With Wings

Sir Lenny Henry

Illustrated by Keenon Ferrell

Ages 9-12
14 October 2021
9781529067859
224 pages

Synopsis

An ordinary kid is about to become an EXTRAORDINARY hero!

Wings? Check.
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. . .

Lenny Henry's brilliant first novel, The Boy with Wings, for readers of 9 to 12, illustrated throughout by Keenon Ferrell. Includes an exclusive comic book adventure illustrated by Mark Buckingham.

This book is as laugh-out-loud funny as you’d expect, but it’s also packed with super-charged thrills, characters you really care about and a whole lot of heart. I think The Boy With Wings is the start of something really special

Bestselling author and illustrator Nadia Shireen

Hilarious and heartfelt ... interwoven with messages about family, friendship, courage and belonging

The Guardian

... Always looking for genuinely laugh out loud funny books and [The Boy with Wings] 100% delivered. THANK YOU.

Louie Stowell, author of Loki: A Bad God's Guide to Being Good

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