Sydney and Taylor Take a Flying Leap (Hardcover)
In this laugh-out-loud early chapter book with charming full-color illustrations, best-selling author Jacqueline Davies continues the adventure of two best friends who chase their dreams, even through doubt and obstacles. Perfect for fans of the Mercy Watson and Owl Diaries series.
When Taylor decides he wants to be the World’s First Flying Hedgehog, there is little Sydney can do to stop him. Will Taylor realize his dream? Will he forgive Sydney for not believing in him? And can Sydney keep his spiny friend in one piece? This hilarious story, illustrated with expressive full-color art, highlights the importance of friendship and the need to reach for the sky.
About the Author
Jacqueline Davies is the talented writer of several novels and picture books, including The Lemonade War series, the Sydney & Taylor series, and The Boy Who Drew Birds. Ms. Davies lives in Needham, Massachusetts, with her family.
Deborah Hocking has illustrated many children’s books including Build, Beaver, Build! Life at the Longest Beaver Dam, The Great Henry Hopendower, and Max Explains Everything: Grocery Store Expert. When she’s not drawing, you can find her taking her sweet spotted pup for a hike, renovating her 100-year-old cottage, or exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
"Davies tells the tale with great humor in vivid, expressive syntax, working in a few animal facts along the way.... Friendship is enduring in this hilarious adventure just right for independent young readers."—Kirkus