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Flip, Flap, Fly!

Written by Phyllis Root & illustrated by David Walker
Published by Candlewick Press
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A baby bird, fish, snake, otter, duck, mouse, and child merrily meet at a pond after being helped by their mamas all morning. On board pages.

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Who Wrote Flip, Flap, Fly!

Phyllis Root

I have published fifty books for children, including Lucia and the Light, Aunt Nancy and Old Man Trouble, and Big Momma Makes the World, which won a Horn Book Award for picture books. A recent picture book One North Star won a John Burroughs Riverby award for Nature Writing, a Northeastern Minnesota Book Award, and a Midwest Booksellers Choice Award. I teach in the low-residency Master of Fine Arts in Writing for Children and Young Adults Program at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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Who Illustrated Flip, Flap, Fly!

David Walker

David Walker is the illustrator of numerous children’s books, including Before You Were Mine (Putnam); Time for a Hug, Time for a Bath, and Time for a Trip (all Sterling); and Bears on Chairs (Candlewick). He lives in Chapel Hill, NC. To see more of David’s work, please visit (Bio via Sterling Fall 2018 Catalog.)

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Publication Date:
February 8, 2011
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