By Paul Stewart
Illustrated by Jane Porter

If only Penguin could fly.

The Grand Gathering of the Birds culminates in a flight to the top of the tree and Penguin is left all on his own once again. A hilarious sequence of events unfolds as Penguin tries to teach himself to fly, following the expert advice of his airborne friends. When all attempts to take off fail, a brilliant plan is devised by the other birds, who lift him up in the sky... But not for long! Disaster strikes, Penguin free falls into the water below and there he discovers his true element. An inspiring picture book that celebrates friendship and encourages children to recognise their own unique skills.

  • New picture book by internationally acclaimed co-creator of The Edge Chronicles.
  • Warm-hearted and amusing story about friendship, team work and building self esteem.
  • Colourful artwork and gentle humour from a top illustrator.

About the author

Paul Stewart is an internationally accliamed author. With Chris Riddell he created the bestselling Edge Chronicles series, which has sold over three million books in over thirty languages worldwide. Paul lives in Brighton with his wife and their two children.

About the illustrator

Jane Porter is a winner of the London Book Fair Illustration Prize. A former journalist, she now works full time illustrating children's books, taking illustration commissions for organizations such as London Zoo, The National Trust, English Heritage and Kensington Palace amongst others. Jane uses pen and ink, cut paper and digital collage in her artwork. Her baby book This Rabbit, That Rabbit has been chosen by Book Trust for the Book Start scheme in 2015. Jane lives and works in London.

ISBN: 9781910959435
Imprint: Otter-Barry Books
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: September 1, 2016
Dimensions: 240 x 275mm, 40pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $27.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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