This title is suitable for children aged 4 to 8 years old. Calvin is one unusual starling! While his siblings and cousins learn to fly, this rare bird lets his imagination soar while reading about pirates, dinosaurs and other fascinating things. The other birds call him "geeky beaky," but Calvin just ruffles his feathers and buries his beak in a book. Yet, when it comes time to migrate, poor Calvin suddenly realises he can't fly! His sisters, brothers and cousins carry him into the air. On their way south, the winds blow hard, the trees bend and the air starts to smell strange. It's a hurricane and only Calvin can save the day, because he has read about it! Witty illustrations, an endearing hero and a delightful story make this a true celebration of the pleasures of reading.