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By Eoin Colfer

ISBN-10: 1423132084

ISBN-13: 9781423132080

Conor Broekhart was once born to fly. it's the Eighteen Nineties, and Conor and his relatives live to tell the tale the sovereign Saltee Islands, off the Irish coast. Conor spends his days learning the technological know-how of flight together with his educate and exploring the citadel with the king's daughter, Princess Isabella. however the boy's idyllic existence alterations eternally the day he discovers a perilous conspiracy opposed to the king. whilst Conor intervenes, he's branded a traitor and thrown into detention center at the criminal island of Little Saltee. There, he has to struggle for his lifestyles, as he and the opposite prisoners are compelled to mine for diamonds in inhumane stipulations. there's just one approach to get away Little Saltee, and that's to fly. So Conor passes the solitary months by means of scratching drawings of flying machines into the criminal partitions. The months become years, yet finally the day comes while Conor needs to locate the braveness to belief his innovative designs and take to the skies.

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