The Simple Art of Flying

The Simple Art of Flying

Book - 2019
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"Sometimes flying means keeping your feet on the ground... Born in a dismal room in a pet store, Alastair the African grey parrot dreams of escape to bluer skies. He'd like nothing more than to fly away to a palm tree with his beloved sister, Aggie. But when Aggie is purchased by twelve-year-old Fritz, and Alastair is adopted by elderly dance-enthusiast and pie-baker Albertina Plopky, the future looks ready to crash-land. In-between anxiously plucking his feathers, eating a few books, and finding his own poetic voice, Alastair plots his way to a family reunion. But soon he's forced to choose between the life he's always dreamed of and admitting the truth: that sometimes, the bravest adventure is in letting go."-- Provided by Publisher.
Publisher: New York : Aladdin, 2019.
Edition: First Aladdin hardcover edition.
ISBN: 9781534420991
Call Number: LEONARDO
Characteristics: 368 pages ; 22 cm
Subjects: Pet adoption -- Juvenile fiction.
Pet shops -- Juvenile fiction.
African gray parrot -- Juvenile fiction.
Parrots -- Juvenile fiction.
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.


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