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Just in Case You Want to Fly

Julie Fogliano Christian Robinson



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Walker Books
01 March 2020
Children's & Educational; Picture storybooks
From the creators of the award-winning When's My Birthday? comes an inspirational book that will comfort and support through any challenge. just in case you want to fly here's some wind and here's the sky...

What else might you need? A song. Your favourite giraffe. And a map to find your way home again.

This tender, contemplative picture book is about growing up. It's about parents giving their children the gifts, no matter how quiet or small, to succeed and to navigate the world on their own. And it's about the connection that binds a parent and child ... because no matter how far they fly or who they become, they will always have home.
By:   Julie Fogliano
Illustrated by:   Christian Robinson
Imprint:   Walker Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 287mm,  Width: 208mm,  Spine: 9mm
Weight:   355g
ISBN:   9781406391671
ISBN 10:   1406391670
Pages:   40
Publication Date:   01 March 2020
Recommended Age:   From 3 to 7 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Julie Fogliano is the New York Times bestselling author of And Then It's Spring and If You Want to See a Whale. She is the recipient of the 2013 Ezra Jack Keats Award and her books have been translated into more than ten languages worldwide. Julie lives in the Hudson Valley in the USA with her husband and three children. Christian Robinson is an award-winning illustrator of books for young readers, including Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker and his Newbery Medal and Caldecott Honor book Last Stop on Market Street, which was a New York Timesbestseller. Christian is also an animator and has previously worked with both the Sesame Street Workshop and Pixar Animation Studios. He lives in San Francisco, USA. Find him online at and on Instagram as @theartoffun.

Reviews for Just in Case You Want to Fly

Christian Robinson's paper-cut art beautifully captures diverse children in joy-filled play. The book shows that there is always a connection between parents and children, even though they might be far apart. * Inis Magazine *

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