Cover image for The little airplane
Title:
The little airplane
Author:
Lenski, Lois, 1893-1974.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First Random House edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Random House, [2003] , 1938.
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
Summary:
Pilot Small flies his airplane over the countryside, does a loopy-loop, makes an emergency landing, and finally returns safely to the hangar.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.4 0.5 76772.
ISBN:
9780375810794

9780375910791
Format :
Book

Available:*

Library
Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Status
Clearfield Library PIC.BK. Juvenile Fiction Little Books
Searching...
Concord Library PIC.BK. Juvenile Fiction Picture Books
Searching...
Eden Library PIC.BK. Juvenile Fiction Open Shelf
Searching...
Eggertsville-Snyder Library PIC.BK. Juvenile Fiction Little Books
Searching...
Elma Library PIC.BK. Juvenile Fiction Picture Books
Searching...
Grand Island Library PIC.BK. Juvenile Fiction Picture Books
Searching...
Kenilworth Library PIC.BK. Juvenile Fiction Little Books
Searching...
Kenmore Library PIC.BK. Juvenile Fiction Little Books
Searching...
Lancaster Library PIC.BK. Juvenile Fiction Little Books
Searching...
Lancaster Library PIC.BK. Juvenile Fiction Little Books
Searching...
West Seneca Library PIC.BK. Juvenile Fiction Little Books
Searching...
Williamsville Library PIC.BK. Juvenile Fiction Picture Books
Searching...
Julia Boyer Reinstein Library PIC.BK. Juvenile Fiction Little Books
Searching...
Julia Boyer Reinstein Library PIC.BK. Juvenile Fiction Little Books
Searching...
Audubon Library PIC.BK. Juvenile Fiction Little Books
Searching...

On Order

Summary

Summary

Mr. Small is a high-flying pilot in this adventure! Pilot Small prepares for his flight, and then enjoys the bird's-eye view from above. As fresh today as when it was first published, this fun and informative look at flying is perfect for airplane trips.


Author Notes

Lois Lenski was born in Springfield, Ohio on October 14, 1893. After graduating from Ohio State University, she moved to New York to study art. She continued her studies in London, England and illustrate children's books written by others. She returned to the United States in 1921 and became an author and illustrator.

In 1927, she published two books about her own childhood entitled Skipping Village and A Little Girl of 1900. She wrote nearly 100 books for children and young adults during her lifetime including the Mr. Small series, Bayou Suzette, Prairie School, Boomtown Boy, Judy's Journey, and High-Rise Secret. She received a Newbery Medal in 1946 for Strawberry Girl. She died on September 11, 1974 at the age of 80.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Reviews 1

Publisher's Weekly Review

Lois Lenski's Mr. Small appears in two stories first published in the 1930s, now available in full-color editions. The Little Sailboat stars Captain Small and his dog, Tinker, who sail and fish and swim; after a full day, they head home, racing a storm to shore. As Pilot Small in The Little Airplane, the star flies a small propeller-driven airplane, does loops and turns and even makes an emergency landing. The landscapes pictured here reflect the relatively unpopulated vistas of the 1930s, and Lenski's artwork still delights with its bold forms and classic simplicity. (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved


Google Preview