Race the Atlantic Wind – The Flight of Alcock and Brown


DBF-2019-EventImages-600x900.inddWith Oisín McGann FULLY BOOKED

Age 11+ (5th and 6th Class)

Thursday 14 November

Time: 10.30am – 11.30am

Venue: Dolphin’s Barn Library

Free entry, Booking essential, places limited

It’s 1919 and young Maggie McRory’s adopted home in Newfoundland has just become the setting for the world’s biggest news story. The world’s best aviators are competing to achieve what many believe to be impossible: to fly non-stop across the Atlantic Ocean. Join Oisín McGann and learn all about the incredible journey of John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown as they made history, in this thrilling new adventure Race the Atlantic Wind (The O’Brien Press).

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Oisín McGann is a best-selling and award-winning writer-illustrator. He has produced dozens of books and short stories for all ages of reader, including twelve novels, in genres ranging from comedy horror to conspiracy thriller, from science fiction and fantasy to historical fiction. These include the Mad Grandad series, Headbomz: Wreckin’ Yer Head, and novels such as The Gods and Their Machines, Rat Runners and The Wildenstern Saga. Visit his website at oisinmcgann.com