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About The Book
The first in a fantastically fun, magical cycling adventure series from Sir Chris Hoy.
Fergus Hamilton, a boy who always dreams big, gets a rusty old bike for his ninthbirthday from his mum and granddad. It's not the flashy Sullivan Swift he'd longed for -but when it's all cleaned up and he takes it for a test run, he discovers somethingamazing. When the pedals turn backwards, Fergus and his dog, Chimp, are magicallytransported to Nevermore, a land where cycling is banned by the wicked King Woebegot.He meets the ever enthusiastic Princess Lily, has an amazing adventure bunny-hoppingon his bike over the Swamp of Certain Death and outwitting the Knights of No-Nonsenseand their Hounds of Horribleness, and lands back in the real world with a bump.
Fergus still has to complete the time trial to join the local cycling team though - canGrandpa Herc and his best friend Daisy help him realise that he doesn't need magic tosucceed, and that hard work, a bit of patience and some help from his friends can do the tricks
With fantastic illustrations from Clare Elsom.
About The Author
Sir Chris Hoy
Sir Chris Hoy MBE was born and raised in Edinburgh. He raced BMX until he was 14. Chriswon his first world medal in 1999 - a silver in the Team Sprint - and has won 11 worldand two Commonwealth titles to date. Chris won his first Olympic gold medal in Athens in2004 and went on to win three gold medals at the Beijing Olympics. In 2012 at his homeOlympic Games in London, Chris won his fifth and sixth gold medals- in the Keirin andTeam Sprint- becoming Great Britain's most successful Olympic athlete of all time with sixgold medals and one silver. Chris was voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year in 2008and awarded a Knighthood in 2009. Follow Chris at www.chrishoy.com or on Twitter:
Joanna Nadin is the author of more than 30 books for children and young people. She hasbeen shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and is a former broadcast journalist andSpecial Adviser to the Prime Minister. She lives in Bath. Follow Joanna atwww.joannanadin.com on Twitter: @joannanadin
|Title:||Flying Fergus 1: The Best Birthday Bike||Publisher:||Bonnier|
|No. of Pages:||128|