Homer the Helicopter Grand Canyon Adventures!
A one-of-a-kind tale of high-flying aviation adventure!
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Homer, an emerald-eyed little 'copter is "born" in the factory, and given to the wise Elsa to raise. But the mischievous Homer disobeys his mother by zigging and zagging in every direction. Elsa enrolls him in flight school, where instructor Hank teaches Homer the correct way to fly. Homer earns his wings, and becomes a touring helicopter at the Grand Canyon, taking children on rollicking, cliff-hanging rides! Homer's nemesis, Baldazar, the eagle, viciously attacks the 'copter. Homer is jealous of Baldazar's skills, and takes his controls away from Hank, following the eagle into the canyon's bottom. Homer and Hank suffer a horrifying crash in the raging river! Instructor Jennie ultimately meets the wrecked 'copter and has him repaired. Under Jennie's tutelage Homer matures, graduating into an Air Ambulance Chopper. - Danger, pitfalls, excitement, thrills, and heartfelt love abound throughout this delightful chapter book for 5-10 ages. 72 pages, over 20 color illustrations, high quality softcover, 11 x 8 1/2, (Also available as .pdf viewable/printable eBook on custom CD, with lots of extras). Readers' Comments: "A great story with excellent details about aviation. A story for all "kids," little kids and big kids, with very good illustrations. "- Beverly Cameron, Flight Instructor and Engr. "Your book about Homer Helicopter is exciting because it describes how thrilling it is to control a little plane. (helicopter). Young people need to learn that there is so much more to flying than getting from here to there. I will be honored to have my name used with "Helicopter Homer." Happy flying. JERRI MOCK - first woman to fly solor around the world, 1964. "Hope that people love the story. I sure did!" Jody Berman, professional book editor. SO, hop on board, fasten your seatbelt and prepare for a joy ride as you romp around the Grand Canyon with Homer and his pals!