The Boy and the Airplane (Hardcover)

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Kindness needs no words in this soaring tale that is ideal for gift-giving.

When a little boy’s prized toy airplane lands on a rooftop, he makes several rescue attempts before devising an unexpected solution.

Rendered in sepia tones and exemplifying a touching message, this wordless story is gracefully open to interpretation, containing a seed of wisdom for every reader.

About the Author

Mark Pett is a writer and illustrator who has practiced his craft in Philadelphia, Prague, Cambridge, and the Mississippi Delta. In addition to illustrating several books, Mark is the “authorstrator” of The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes, which received a Reuben Award nomination, and the creator of the syndicated comic strips Mr. Lowe and Lucky Cow. He lives with his wife, Tiffany, and their two children, Millie and Cleo, in Salt Lake City. Visit him at

Product Details ISBN-10: 1442451238
ISBN-13: 9781442451230
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 04/02/2013
Pages: 40
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 2
Maximum Age: 5
Minimum Grade Level: P
Maximum Grade Level: K