The Goat Who Wanted To Fly

The Goat Who Wanted To Fly
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The Goat Who Wanted To Fly is a heartwarming tale about perseverance and having the courage to pursue your dreams, no matter how far they take you. The narrative follows the adventures of a young goat as she tries to find a way to fly. Despite going against the advice of her family, she eventually succeeds in her quest, with the aid of a kind stranger, and meets new friends and danger along the way.

Aimed at three- to six-year-olds, the book features pop-up artwork and charming illustrations of the UAE's wildlife and mountains. With short and simple verses, this book is the perfect read for children. The central ideas in the book are life lessons for children: never give up on your dreams and always explore new ways to do things when faced with a challenge.

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978 1 86063 410 9
About the Author

Julia Johnson came to Dubai in 1975 and soon became a familiar face, reading children's books on Dubai Channel 33, and subsequently appearing on the BBC and in radio productions in the UK. Her first book, Let's Visit the United Arab Emirates, was published in 1987. Julia has subsequently written over a dozen stories, including The Pearl Diver, A Gift of the Sands and The Peacock and the Mermaid. Her book, The Leopard Boy, was lauded by former Children's Laureate and award-winning author of children's books Michael Morpurgo as a "a beautiful story, a wise and wonderfully told tale". Julia also won the Best Children's Book Award at the 2014 Sharjah International Book Fair for The Turtle Secret. Julia's stories frequently focus on the history and culture of the Arabian Peninsula. She is keen to preserve and continue the oral tradition of storytelling, and to encourage an awareness of the rich and colourful heritage of the Gulf through her writing.

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Author NameJulia Johnson
ISBN978 1 86063 410 9
Extent40 pages
Height305 mm
Width218 mm
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