Flight of the Dodo

Flight of the Dodo

by Peter Brown
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Overview

Flight of the Dodo by Peter Brown

From New York Times bestselling author Peter Brown, Flight of the Dodo is a humorous and universal story about the desire to fly, persistence, the love of adventure, and most important of all....poop!

Not all birds can fly—a fact Penguin knows all too well. When Penguin gets pooped on by a goose flying overhead, he becomes more determined than ever to fly himself! He gathers up his three flightless friends (they call themselves the Waddlers), and sets about building a flying machine. Readers will know Peter Brown's quirky characters from bestselling books like Children Make Terrible Pets and Mr. Tiger Goes Wild. Kids and adults alike will love the Waddlers' hilarious adventures!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316083393
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication date: 09/07/2010
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 272,557
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Peter Brown is the author and illustrator of many bestselling children's books, including Children Make Terrible Pets and The Curious Garden. He is the recipient of a Caldecott Honor for Creepy Carrots!, two E.B. White Read Aloud Awards, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book award, and a Children's Choice Award for Illustrator of the Year. Peter's website is www.peterbrownstudio.com.

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Flight of the Dodo 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
EGHunter01 More than 1 year ago
*A tale of flightless birds/birds that do not fly. *How a little poop helped the birds, is part of the tale. *A funny work of fiction to delight young readers.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is such a great book, it get's cuter everytime I read it! The author/illustrator is so wonderfully clever in telling the story of the Waddlers, determined to take flight and show the Flappers a thing or two. Adorable, but sadly somewhat clueless, those Waddlers create a charming story for all ages to enjoy. It got me smiling and laughing till the very end. (I even hugged the book when I was done) As a penguin lover, this is definately a must have in my collection.