The Fantastic Flying Competition
- Publication Date: April 19, 2022
- Imprint: Tate Publishing
- Trim Size: 10 x 13 1⁄4
- ISBN: 9781849767613
- Page Count: 32
- Illustrations: Full-color illustrations throughout
- Rights: North America, Latin America, Caribbean
A beautiful 1950s-vintage-style picture book set to get everyone's adrenaline pumping and some feathers ruffled—who will win the race?
The countdown begins and the birds line up for the annual Fantastic Flying Competition, but one by one each team runs into trouble . . . Hijinks and fowl-play abound in this dazzling picture book, where only the reader can judge who the real winner is.
Welcome to the Fantastic Flying Competition for birds! All the teams are ready to go, all except one, that is . . . Where are the owls? Team Owl is late! Did those night birds oversleep again this year? The countdown begins: three . . . two . . . one . . . In this gorgeous, wacky story, readers can join a motley menagerie of hawks, chickens, owls, bats, toucans, and many more flying animals as they all compete to be the winner of the Fantastic Flying Competition! With every flying contraption under the sun, whose invention will take them to the finish line and who will be trailing behind?
About the author
Tjibbe Veldkamp is an award winning Dutch author of children’s books and has been writing picture books for over twenty years. Sebastiaan Van Doninck is an illustrator from Flemish Belgium and loves to make illustrations with a witty twist when he’s not lecturing at Antwerp Sint Lucas College of Art & Design.