Flying Jake by Lane Smith
(Aladdin Picture Books)

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While pursuing his escaping bird, Jake discovers that he has miraculously acquired the power of flight and embarks on a delightful adventure that takes him over the trees and rooftops and up into the clouds. Reprint. PW.
 

About Lane Smith

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Lane Smith is a writer and an illustrator. Lane's titles with Jon Scieszka have included the Caldecott Honor winner The Stinky Cheese Man; The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs; Math Curse; and Science Verse. He wrote and illustrated Madam President and John, Paul, George & Ben which were both New York Times and Publishers Weekly bestsellers. Lane's other high profile titles include Hooray for Diffendoofer Day! by Dr. Seuss and Jack Prelutsky; The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip by George Saunders; Big Plans by Bob Shea; and James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl. He also served as Conceptual Designer on the Disney film version of James and the Giant Peach. Lane also wrote and illustrated The Happy Hocky Family and The Happy Hocky Family Moves to the Country.
 
Published February 1, 1996 by Aladdin Paperbacks. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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Jake discovers what it's like to be a bird in this wordless flight of fancy, which PW described as a somewhat eccentric, thoroughly delightful adventure. Ages 3-8. (Feb.)

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Jake discovers what it's like to be a bird in this wordless flight of fancy, which PW described as a somewhat eccentric, thoroughly delightful adventure. Ages 3-8. (Feb.)

Jan 29 1996 | Read Full Review of Flying Jake (Aladdin Picture ...

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