Author(s): Pip Jones
A feisty tale of determination, ingenuity, and friendship, Pip Jones' U.S. debut is sure to capture the imaginations of aspiring young inventors.
Izzy Gizmo's inventions are marvelous, magnificent . . . and often malfunction. But when she finds a crow with a broken wing, she has to help Izzy tries again and again to build a new pair of wings, but nothing is working. Can Izzy overcome her failures? Or is her friend destined to live as a crow who can't fly?
From author Pip Jones, this inspiring story of perseverance in the face of failure showcases a sweet friendship illustrated with bright, zany art of from the acclaimed Sara Ogilvie.
`If you're looking for a new book with a determined, strong female role model then this is for you' Being a Mummy blog
`This was such a fun book. We need more books with girl inventors!' Twirling Book Princess blog
`This exuberantly riotous story... blends the fun of rhyme with the touching friendship between a charismatic crow and a never-say-die young inventor' Lancashire Evening Post
`A lovely story of ingenuity and determination' Parents in Touch
`I doubt many will fail to fall for Izzy and her mechanical mind. Pip Jones' rhyming narrative is a cracker to read aloud and Sara Ogilvie's imagination must be almost as fertile as young Izzy's... A real riot.' Red Reading Hub blog
`Jones's loping, engaging rhymes and Ogilvie's vivacious images evoke both inspiration and frustration' The Guardian
SARA OGILVIE is one of Booktrust's Best New Illustrators. She studied Illustration and Printmaking at Edinburgh College of Art and now lives in Newcastle Upon Tyne.