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Book: The Boy Who Wanted to Fly - 
an illustrated children's story - sample spreads

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Ibrahim dreams about flying, and one day he encounters a great horned owl who dreams of being a boy. In a wishful moment Ibrahim agrees to swap. At first he is in the wonder of flying.  But soon sees the more practical aspects of being an owl, like hunting for food.  After not doing so well at hunting and being chased by a dog, he ventures back home hoping the Owl That Wanted To Be A Boy will help him be a better owl.  On his journey home he finds the wisdom of the Crows and learns about the sound of the Trees.  And finally home Ibrahim learns the Owl also struggled being a boy and is happy to swap back to the way things were…