by Leila Rudge


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Gary, a grounded racing pigeon, dreams of exploring the world—until the day he falls into an adventure of his very own.

Most of the time, Gary is just like the other racing pigeons, eating and sleeping and dreaming of adventure. There’s just one thing that separates him from the ordinary pigeons: he can’t fly. When his friends set off in their travel basket, Gary expects to stay at home, organizing his scrapbook of travel mementos and imagining far-off places. But when he accidentally falls into the travel basket and ends up a very long way from home, he discovers that flying might not be the only way to have adventures. Leila Rudge, in her gentle, colorful style, is sure to charm anyone who has ever felt like the odd one out with this satisfying story of perseverance and being comfortable in your own skin.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763689544
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Publication date: 11/08/2016
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 3 - 7 Years

About the Author

Leila Rudge was born in England and received a degree in illustration from Bath University. She is the author-illustrator of A Perfect Place for Ted and the illustrator of No Bears and Duck for a Day, both written by Meg McKinlay. She now lives in Australia.

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