Synopses & Reviews
From A to Z, this fact-filled book profiles airplanes from the sleek Invader to the Piper Cub to the "Spirit of St. Louis"--the plane Charles Lindbergh flew nonstop across the Atlantic--each depicted in a vivid, full-color illustration. A history of flight, from the Wright Flyer in 1903 to the jet age, is included.
Jerry Pallotta is an award-winning author of children's alphabet books and imaginative fiction. His books combine interesting facts, detailed research, humor, and realistic illustrations that mesmerize children everywhere. Jerry lives in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Let your imagination take flight! This fact-filled book features planes from the sleek Invader to the more popular Piper Cub. Learn which type of plane is best for a dogfight, see the type of plane Charles Lindbergh flew in the first nonstop flight across the Atlantic, and much more. From the first flight of the Wright Flyer in 1903 to the age of jets, Rob Bolster's vivid illustrations will send you soaring through the skies in this dynamic celebration of flight.