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Walker Books Australia Pty, Limited, 2016 - Birds - 32 pages
Gary the pigeon can't fly. When his racing pigeon friends head off in their travel basket, Gary stays at home. He organises his scrapbook of travel mementos and dreams about the adventures the other pigeons are having. But when Gary accidentally ends up a very long way from home, he discovers that flying is not the only way to have adventures.

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User Review  - DaffiMere - LibraryThing

A beautiful written tale with wonderful illustrations to complete the story. A story that reminds us that each of us are unique even if we look like someone else (especially among the pigeons). Embrace your uniqueness and always enjoy yourself. Read full review


User Review  - Thorpe-Bowker and Contributors - Books+Publishing

Gary the pigeon has wanderlust. His scrapbook is filled with mementos from everywhere, yet he has travelled nowhere. Unlike his fellow racing pigeons, Gary can't fly. But one day he accidentally ends ... Read full review

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About the author (2016)

Leila Rudge was born in England. She moved to Australia after completing an Illustration Degree at Bath Spa University. Creating tiny characters for books is her favourite part of illustrating. In 2012, her book No Bears (written by Meg McKinlay) was short-listed for the CBCA Picture Book of the Year award in both the Picture Book and Early Childhood categories. Ted her first picture book as both author and illustrator was a CBCA Notable Book.

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