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Rudge, Leila, author, artist

This is the story of Gary, a grounded racing pigeon, and his big adventure. It is a story of perseverance and being comfortable in your own skin, perfect for anyone who has ever felt like the odd one out. Most of the time, Gary is just like the other racing pigeons, eating and sleeping and dreaming of adventure. There's just one thing that separates him from the ordinary pigeons: he can't fly. When his friends set off in their travel basket, Gary expects to stay at home, organising his scrapbook of travel mementos and imagining far-off places. But when he accidentally falls into the travel basket and ends up a very long way from home, he discovers that flying might not be the only way to have adventures

Book. English. Early Years. Children's stories. Picture Books.
Published London: Walker Books and Subsidiaries, 2017
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Statement of responsibility: Leila Rudge
ISBN: 1406368571, 9781406368574
Intended audience: Preschool.
Note: Originally published: Somerville, Massachusetts: Candlewick Press, 2016.
Physical Description: 28 unnumbered pages : chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 27 cm