High in the Clouds
High in the Clouds by Paul McCartney, Geoff Dunbar and Philip Ardagh is a beautiful and explosive parable of friendship, adventure, and ecological awareness.
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Imagine a land where all the animals are free . . .
To the creatures of the woodland, the land of Animalia sounds like a dream – a tropical island where all the animals live in harmony. They are over-shadowed by a much more evil community; the polluted Megatropolis, whose dirty skyscrapers block the horizon.
And then one day, Wirral the Squirrel’s woodland is destroyed by developers and he is thrown into the nightmare world of Megatropolis. But Wirral believes in Animalia and he joins with Froggo, a world-class amphibian balloonist, and Wilhamina, a girl squirrel, to lead the enslaved animals of the city to a new life. So begins an exciting adventure through the mean streets of Megatropolis, over the sea and through the sky.
Developed out of an exceptional fusion of creative talents, this story explodes onto every page. The plot is fast, furious and funny; the illustrations are full of rich depth and colour; and the characters live on long after you have turned the final page. It will delight children of all ages and is sure to become an enduring classic.
‘Young audiences will delight in the clever wordplay and smartly-drawn comic characters.’ Independent
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