Owlfred the Owl Learns to Fly, by Caleb Foster
He fell so quickly to the ground so prickly! KERTHUNK! So begins the story of a small owl thrown into a demanding world. From failure to friendship, and heartache to hope, this endearing tale teaches children the courage needed for self-acceptance. Not only does Owlfred forge an unexpected alliance, he discovers how beautiful life is when he learns the truth about who he is.
In a culture that blasts children with ideas of who they should be, Owlfred the Owl Learns to Fly provides a safe place to discuss emotion and healthy self-talk. You’ll fall in love with the characters, but more importantly you’ll help children find their place in their own wonderful story.
Caleb Foster: Writer. Author. Comedian. Storyteller. As a young child he was always conjuring up stories and filling them with colorful characters, sharing them with anyone and everyone who would listen. Since then, he’s progressed quite a bit to formulating longer and more complex stories and sharing them with much larger audiences. As a professional storyteller, he’s adept at using his imaginative thinking and creative flair to bring stories to life in engaging and entertaining ways. And here, working with acclaimed illustrator Kosta Gregory, his work comes to life.