Wings! by Paul Stewart
  

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An inspiring picture book that celebrates friendship and encourages children to recognise their own unique skills.

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Synopsis

Wings! by Paul Stewart

The sky is full of birds and ALL of them are SWOOPING AND SOARING...except Penguin. I wish I could fly! says Penguin sadly. Owl, Parrot and the other birds try their best to help, but NOTHING seems to get their friend off the ground! How can Penguin achieve his deepest desire, and fly?

Reviews

A very colourful book that is essentially about friendship, teamwork and building self-esteem. This delightful story of Penguin who yearns to fly is told with humorous text and lovely multi-coloured images. It is amusing and lively while imparting the information so that it will appeal to adults and children alike. IBBY Link Paul Stewart's delightful tale of discovering your own special talents, even though they may be different from those around you, is brought to life by Jane Porter's beautiful collage illustrations. Penguin's deepest desire has always been to fly but everything goes wrong. It is only when penguin falls into the sea that he discovers a different way to fly. This heart-warming picture book shows children that everyone has something they're good at. It's simply a matter of finding what it is. -- Chris Riddell Guardian Deliciously funny, artfully constructed collage style pictures. Books for Keeps A fantastic book of friendship and working together, with some truly stunning papercraft illustrations. Read It, Daddy I love this story, which is beautifully illustrated by Jane Porter - she depicts all the birds for us so well, and they are utterly delightful

About the Author

Paul Stewart

Paul Stewart was born in 1955 in London. He is a graduate of Lancaster University and of the University of East Anglia's creative writing course. For several years he taught English as a foreign language in Sri Lanka. Returning to England, he continued teaching before becoming a full-time writer.

His first book was published in 1988 and he has since worked for a number of publishers and had over fifty titles published.

Paul Stewart lives in Brighton with his wife, a primary school teacher, and their two children.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Paul Stewart
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Publisher

Otter-Barry Books Ltd

Publication date

5th August 2016

ISBN

9781910959435

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