Our Favorite Children’s Books of 2012
The year's best aviation- and space-themed books for young readers.
- By Rebecca Maksel
- Air & Space magazine, November 2012
Written and illustrated by Tim Jessell.
Random House, 2012. 40 pp., $17.99.
A young boy imagines what it would be like to be a falcon, riding the north wind high above rocky cliffs and crashing waves — even swooping down upon a cityscape, astonishing crowds of usually blasé New Yorkers. Jessell’s beautiful paintings and simple text make this title a winner. Ages 3–6.