Flights of Fancy

9 May

I’m spending a lot of time looking at flights. Air travel is on my mind. And, as always, there’s a book about it.

On the funny side,  Flight School by Lita Judge  is the story of little Penguin who has the soul of an eagle.

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Alas, his body wasn’t built to soar. But Penguin has an irrepressible spirit, and he adamantly follows his dreams to flip, flap, fly! Even if he needs a little help with the technical parts, this penguin is ready to live on the win. He gets by with a little help from his friends. 

More seriously, we have Lindbergh: The Tale of a Flying Mouse by Torben Kuhlmann.

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Goodreads SummaryA story of toil and triumph—inspired by Charles Lindbergh’s solo flight!   These are dark times . . . for a small mouse. A new invention—the mechanical mousetrap—has caused all of the mice but one to flee to America, the land of the free. But with cats guarding the steamships, trans-Atlantic crossings are no longer safe. In the bleakest of places . . . the one remaining mouse has a brilliant idea. He must learn to fly!   Torben Kuhlmann’s stunning illustrations will capture the imagination of readers young and old with the death-defying feats of this courageous and persistent young mouse.

The pictures are amazing.

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Definitely a book you should take a look at and be inspired.

 

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