The Boy and the Airplane

By Mark Pett
(Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9781442451230, 40pp.)

Publication Date: April 2, 2013

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Kindness needs no words in this soaring tale that is ideal for gift-giving.
When a little boy's prized toy airplane lands on a rooftop, he makes several rescue attempts before devising an unexpected solution.
Rendered in sepia tones and exemplifying a touching message, this wordless story is gracefully open to interpretation, containing a seed of wisdom for every reader.

About the Author
Writer and illustrator Mark Pett has practiced his craft in Philadelphia, Prague, the Mississippi Delta, and Cambridge, Massachusetts. In addition to illustrating several books, Mark is the "authorstrator" of "The Boy and the Airplane "and" The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes". He is also the creator of the syndicated comic strips "Mr. Lowe" and "Lucky Cow". He lives in Salt Lake City. Visit him at
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