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I Can Fly

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 84 Ratings and 28 Reviews

Book Description
Ruth Krauss and Mary Blair's I Can Fly won awards upon its first publication in 1951 and has not lost an iota of its charm. The first pages open to a girl standing on a swing, sailing high in the sky next to a bird whose feathers match her dress: "A bird can fly./ So can I." She can moo like a cow, grab like a crab, be merrier than a terrier, and pick, pick, pick like a little chick. Kra... More
Book Information
PublisherGolden Books For Young Readers
BindingBoard book (15 editions)
Reading LevelBaby to Pre-K
# of Pages26
Publication Date08/27/1999
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About Ruth Krauss (Author) : Ruth Krauss is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Ruth Krauss include Carrot Seed, You're Just What I Need, The Backward Day, and Goodnight Goo... more
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About MARY BLAIR (Illustrator) : MARY BLAIR is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of MARY BLAIR include Walt Disney's Alice in Wonderland, Walt Disney: Cinderella, I Can Fly, and ... more
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Reader Comments
7/29/2011 Sara Miranda said: OMG I used to have this book when I was little and I loved it :)
tags: Inspired me

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1/21/2011 Theresa Smythe said: Beautiful illustrations from an amazing talent who wasn't recognized enough in her time.
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8/6/2008 Kyle M Stone tagged as: Inspired me

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8/2/2008 Doreen Mulryan Marts said: Mary Blair is one of my all time favorite illustrators, her work is simply amazing.

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