Synopses & Reviews
From New York Times bestselling author Peter Brown, Flight of the Dodo is a humorous and universal story about the desire to fly, persistence, the love of adventure, and most important of all....poop!
Not all birds can fly--a fact Penguin knows all too well. When Penguin gets pooped on by a goose flying overhead, he becomes more determined than ever to fly himself! He gathers up his three flightless friends (they call themselves the Waddlers), and sets about building a flying machine. Readers will know Peter Brown's quirky characters from bestselling books like Children Make Terrible Pets and Mr. Tiger Goes Wild. Kids and adults alike will love the Waddlers' hilarious adventures!
"Brown's debut offers young readers insight into the pleasures of having a dream...and going for it. Children will happily fly with him."--Kirkus
"Breathtaking... an engaging and mischievous romp."--Publishers Weekly
When Penguin gets pooped on by a goose flying by, he becomes more determined than ever to learn to fly. So, with the help of his other flightless friends (aka the Waddlers), the foursome builds a flying machine that takes them on an adventure like none they've ever known.
With a cast of quirky, can-do characters that young readers are sure to love, Flight of the Dodo is a comic adventure story about the desire to fly, the persistence to dream big, and poop!
With a cast of quirky, can-do characters that young readers are sure to love, "Flight of the Dodo"--Brown's first-ever picture book--is a comic adventure story about the desire to fly, the persistence to dream big, and poop. Full color.
About the Author
Peter Brown is the author and illustrator of many bestselling children's books, including Children Make Terrible Pets and The Curious Garden. He is the recipient of a Caldecott Honor for Creepy Carrots!, two E.B. White Read Aloud Awards, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book award, and a Children's Choice Award for Illustrator of the Year. Peter's website is www.peterbrownstudio.com.