First Flight by Sara Fanelli
  

Synopsis

First Flight by Sara Fanelli

First Flight is a young picture book by a prize-winning author-illustrator. Butterfly bursts out of her chrysalis and immediately wants to get closer to the blue sky above but she has no idea how to launch herself. After repeated tumbles she appeals to flight experts all over the world for help. Her search goes to Italy, France, China, Scotland and Brazil; each time she tries out a new suggestion and each time she lands back on earth (sometimes with a painful bump). Eventually a familiar voice calls to her and as she appeals to her mother for help, Butterfly takes off without realising and her quest is at an end - How happy am I, at last I can fly!

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A simple tale of growing independence and confidence. -- Junior Magazine

About the Author

Sara Fanelli
Sara Fanelli is one of the world's most distinctive and idiosyncratic picture book creators. Born and raised in Florence, she now lives in north London. Her acclaimed title Dear Diary received an Honourable Mention from the 2001 Bologna Ragazzi Award Jury. Sara's interpretation of Carlo Collodi's Pinocchio won the best overall prize in the V&A Illustration Awards and the First Prize in the Book Cover and Jacket Illustration Prize category in 2004. Pinocchio also won the British Book Design and Production Award in the children's category.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
40 pages
Interest Age: From 5 To 7

Author

Sara Fanelli
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Publisher

Jonathan Cape Ltd an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

4th April 2002

ISBN

9780224064576


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