GARY by Leila Rudge is a picture book that shares the adventure of a pigeon who can’t fly.
As a racing pigeon who can’t fly, Gary spends his days working on his scrapbook. When he’s accidentally left in the city on his own, he must be resourceful and find his way home using his scrapbook as a guide.
Librarians will find this sweet story appeals to young readers. From overcoming disabilities to mapmaking and scrapbooking, teachers will find many classroom connections for this heartwarming story. Involve students in creating their own scrapbooks and adventures for Gary.
To learn more about the author/illustrator, go to http://www.leilarudge.com/.
Published by Candlewick on November 8, 2016. ARC courtesy of the publisher.