One Fine Day by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk
A Radio Play

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On December 17, 1903, the Wright Brothers changed the world when they first flew their homemade powered airplane at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. In "One Fine Day author Elizabeth Van Steenwyk celebrates that first flight in the form of an old-time radio play, beautifully illustrated by Bill Farnsworth. The brotherly banter of the dialogue captures the character of Wilbur and Orville Wright and the excitement of their accomplishment, while offering youhg readers an opportunity to reenact the drama of that important day.

About Elizabeth Van Steenwyk

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Elizabeth Van Steenwyk" has written more than twenty books for young readers. The recipient of the Texas Bluebonnet Award and Vermont's Rebecca Caudill Award, Elizabeth lives in San Marino, California with her family. BILL FARNSWORTH is the illustrator of more than fifty children's books. His work includes images for the Kaya books in the American Girl Series, and he has received numerous awards and honors, including Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, American Bookseller Pick of the Lists, and selection for the Society of Illustrator's Original Art Show. Farnsworth's warmly-lit oil paintings gracefully illuminate the Maine landscape and Sockalexis's days on the baseball diamond. Farnsworth lives with his family in Venice, Florida.
Published January 21, 2003 by William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. 32 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The Wright Brothers' historic flight at Kitty Hawk, N.C., on December 17, 1903, takes center stage in One Fine Day: A Radio Play by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk, illus.

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