Hot-air balloons, gliders, solar-powered planes ... Climb board and find out about the world of aircraft.* Gold/Band 9 fiction books offer developing readers literary language and stories with distinctive characters.* Text type - An information book.* A contents page can be found at the front of the book and a glossary and index on pages 20 and 21.* Curriculum links - History: `events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally [for example, ... the first aeroplane flight]'