Monday, November 3, 2008
My Dad's a Birdman
Posted by Alysa Stewart
But yes! The illustrations are lovely. The writing is beautiful! The themes exquisite! It is such an enjoyable little gem! Short and sweet and it leaves you thinking about lots of things. What happened before? What will happen next? What does it mean to follow your dreams? What exceptions should be made in our world of rules?
Oh, you want a little plot summary? Hmm... I hate to say too much. Lizzie's dad is entering The Great Human Bird Competition that is coming up soon! But not everyone thinks that trying to fly across the river is a good idea, even if the prize is a thousand pounds. (Oh yeah, it's set in Britain.)
Loved it! Must read! My Dad's a Birdman by David Almond