The Dog Who Wanted to Fly by Kathy StinsonThe Dog Who Wanted to Fly by Kathy Stinson

The Dog Who Wanted to Fly

byKathy StinsonIllustratorBrandon James Scott

Hardcover | March 12, 2019

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Who says dogs can’t fly?

Meet Zora: a dog with a big dream and an even bigger personality. All Zora wants to do is learn how to fly so she can catch that pesky squirrel in her yard. But try as she might to prove to her friend Tully—a skeptical cat—that dogs truly can fly, nothing seems to work. Until Zora finds the right motivation, that is.


Kathy Stinson’s charming story of perseverance is beautifully brought to life by Brandon James Scott’s exuberant and wonderfully expressive illustration. Touching on themes of optimism and determination in the face of failure, The Dog Who Wanted to Fly is a book anyone—even a cat—will love.

Kathy Stinson is the author of children's classics Red is Best, and Big or Little?, and recent multi-award winners like The Man with the Violin, and Harry and Walter. She lives near Guelph, Ontario. Brandon James Scott is a creative director, illustrator, writer, and dad living in Toronto. He's the creator of the award-winning animated...
Title:The Dog Who Wanted to FlyFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:36 pages, 9.2 × 9.2 × 0.3 inShipping dimensions:9.2 × 9.2 × 0.3 inPublished:March 12, 2019Publisher:Annick PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:177321280X

ISBN - 13:9781773212807

Appropriate for ages: 3


Editorial Reviews

“This delightful story of perseverance and heart is embedded in almost animated illustrations of the highest quality.” —Storywraps, 12/20/18

- Marilyn Panton - Storywraps