Speed Birds

Alan Snow

Format: Hardback

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Published: 4th Oct '18


A wonderfully original and stunningly-illustrated picture book from the creator of the Boxtrolls. The story of one young crow’s wish to be the fastest bird on earth – with incredibly detailed artwork, and real engineering facts – this is a fantastic introduction to how cars work, perfect for any budding young engineer.

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When a young crow witnesses the breath-taking speed of the world’s fastest bird, the peregrine falcon, he is entranced and dreams travelling just as fast. Fuelled by his imagination and self belief, he works with his fellow crows to build an incredible car, the Speed Bird, and attempts to go faster than any bird has gone before. An inspirational story about working as a team and pursuing your dreams – which also contains easily accessible information about how cars work. Perfect for young readers and can be enjoyed by car enthusiasts of all ages. This stylish and beautiful book is the perfect gift.

Additional information

Weight 0.644 kg
Dimensions 11 × 288 × 287 mm
Page Count 48