Alis the Aviator: An ABC Aviation Adventure

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Come along on an aviation journey with Alis! This spunky female guide will take you through an ABC of planes featuring gorgeous cut-paper art.

An A to Z of planes past and present, this book has stunning cut-paper art and a cute-as-a-button guide named Alis. Named for Dr. Alis Kennedy, likely the first Indigenous female pilot to get her private and commercial licenses in Canada, Alis will take you on an aviation tour from the Avro Arrow to the Zeppelin and everything in between.

Meticulously researched and uniquely crafted, this is a one-of-a-kind book that will delight aviation fans big and little.

Named a top 19 Canadian picture book of 2019 by CBC!

“A plane fan’s new best friend.” School Library Journal

“This is an alphabet book with a difference!” Resource Links

Alis the Aviator creates poetry out of flight. If a child is already in love with the world of flight, she will be thrilled with this book. If she is not, the fantastic artwork and compelling poetry will encourage her to board the flight.” Imaginary Elevators


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