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From the Publisher"Consistent themes inform without undue moralizing. . . . Straightforward text employs simple sentences and familiar language. . . . Impressionistic. . . celebrat[es] the majesty of flight . . .
"Particularly smooth reading, sharply focused this is no childish picture book. Old’s offering claims a Wrightful place." The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, Starred
"A solid book smoothly told, with details deftly included. Parker’s watercolors suit the daredevil ricketiness of the Wright Brothers invention." New York Review of Books
"With a straightforward text, Old's use of detail . . . is easily accessible . . . illustrations by Robert Andrew Parker are splendid."—Riverbank Review Riverbank Review
"simple sentences and familiar language ...an early chapter book...impressionistic scenes...celebrating the majesty of flight." The HORN BOOK GUIDE Horn Book Guide