By Eoin Colfer
Conor Broekhart was once born to fly. it's the Nineties, and Conor and his relatives continue to exist the sovereign Saltee Islands, off the Irish coast. Conor spends his days learning the technological know-how of flight along with his show and exploring the fortress with the king's daughter, Princess Isabella. however the boy's idyllic lifestyles adjustments endlessly the day he discovers a dangerous conspiracy opposed to the king. whilst Conor intervenes, he's branded a traitor and thrown into reformatory at the criminal island of Little Saltee. There, he has to struggle for his lifestyles, as he and the opposite prisoners are pressured 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 through scratching drawings of flying machines into the legal partitions. The months become years, yet ultimately the day comes while Conor needs to locate the braveness to belief his progressive designs and take to the skies.
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