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Silas, the first pig to fly

The fully illustrated story of Silas, the first pig to fly, for reading aloud to children from age three upwards. The classic children's book first published in 1972, this edition is completely updated with all new illustrations.

Inspired by the story of John Moore-Brabazon, pioneer aviator who in 1909 put a small pig in a basket and took it up in an aeroplane, ‘to prove that pigs could fly.’