Synopses & Reviews
Apollo the Swallow and Chack the Blackbird meet in the garden as fledglings when they are both learning to fly. Apollo explains that he is practicing flying to Africabut Chack doesnt believe him. Chack tells Apollo that the blossom on his favorite tree will eventually turn into orange berriesbut Apollo doesnt believe him. With the inevitable turning of the seasons, however, both birds learn to believe the otherand cement their friendship forever.
"A charmer of a story . . . an enchanting picture book, this is genuinely gripping because of the well-crafted story and warm pictures.” —The Independent
About the Author
Julia Donaldson has written such stories as the Smarties Prize-winning The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom, Spinderella, The Giants and the Joneses, and Night Monkey, Day Monkey.