Zephyr Takes Flight (Hardcover)

By Steve Light, Steve Light (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), 9780763656959, 38pp.

Publication Date: October 9, 2012



Soar along on a clever girl's flight of fancy in a whimsical ode to free spirits, inventiveness, and flying pigs.

Zephyr is a girl who loves airplanes. She draws pictures of them, makes them out of paper, builds them out of junk, and hopes one day to fly one of her own. But when Gramma, Daddy, and Mom are too busy to play airplane with her, Zephyr's excess enthusiasm gets her sent to her room -- where she discovers a secret door that leads to the most wondrous place she's ever seen Lovers of flying machines and gadgets, along with adventurers of all kinds, will be buoyed by this lighthearted tale of a little girl who finds her wings.

About the Author

Steve Light is the author-illustrator of many books for children, including The Christmas Giant. He lives in New York City.