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]'