Jacob has a special gift: he can fly! 

When his parents plan a trip to the sea, Jacob says he will fly there himself. Along the way, he meets new friends and has wonderful adventures. And when is bird friends need help, Jacob and the flock work together to rescue their friend and outsmart the nefarious birdcatcher.

With gorgeous illustrations and a humorous resonant story about independence, kindness, and embracing the unknown, Jacob's Fantastic Flight shows what happens when a child uses their strength and differences to help others in need. Printed on FSC-certified paper with vegetable-based inks. 

★ STARRED REVIEW "High-flying humor and heart.” - Kirkus Reviews


"Lessons are delivered with a light hand in this thoroughly charming read for young children, combining the wonders of the world with just a touch of magic.” - School Library Journal 

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Author & Illustrator: Philip Waechter

Translator: Elisabeth Lauffer

ISBN: 9781733121262

Hardcover with Jacket

Full-Color Illustrations

Age Range: 3 to 8

Interest Level: Preschool to 3

680L (​AD)/ GRL-M

Themes: Action and Adventure, Friendship, Transportation and Aviation, Birds, Collaboration and Teamwork, New Experiences

9.5 x 9.25 inches, 32 pages
Publication Date: October 13, 2020

This title is also available for preorder at Amazon.

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