Calvin Can't Fly

Calvin Can't Fly

The Story of A Bookworm Birdie

Book - 2015
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Calvin is one unusual starling! While his siblings and cousins learn to fly, this rare bird lets his imagination soar while reading about pirates, dinosaurs, and other fascinating things. The other birds call him "geeky beaky" but Calvin just ruffles his feathers and buries his beak in a book. Yet, when it comes time to migrate, poor Calvin suddenly realizes he can't fly! His sisters, brothers, and cousins carry him into the air. But on their way south, the winds blow hard, the trees bend, and the air starts to smell strange. It's a hurricane, and only Calvin can save the day--because he has read all about it!
Publisher: New York : Sterling Children's Books, [2015]
ISBN: 9781454915751
1454915757
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations; 26 cm.
Additional Contributors: Bendis, Keith - Illustrator

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JewelMcLatchy Feb 19, 2013

Great story and characters. Very good way to demonstrate to children the importance of learning to read

laughingkitty Aug 16, 2012

For all book lovers.

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Jacintha Luo
Oct 25, 2011

Very nice story. My kids love it.

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terrenceg
Oct 17, 2011

This is a good story for kids and adults.

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Paulhopkinson
Sep 25, 2011

Every year I wait for that one book that I just know I'll take to Read In Week at my kids school. This is my winner this year. Lovely story with lots of great lessons on both sides, wonderful illustrations and just a generally interesting story for kids aged five and up.

sit_walk Apr 08, 2011

Cute, warm story about a baby bird who prefers reading to learning to fly...

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