FlYing JACK by Kathye FETSKO PETRIE

 
 

Ever since he saw his first plane, Flying Jack has wanted to fly. But each time he gets close to his dream, something happens.

"Someday I'll fly," he says.

But will he?


Flying Jack is a heartwarming story about family love, faith and generosity, told in pictures and words rich with charm, humor and details which reflect one man's passion for flight and his unique personality. Readers will love this tale of a lifetime which illuminates many aspects of American aviation history.     Read School Library review

 

About the book

Author Kathye Fetsko Petrie and her dad, pilot Jack Fetsko, whose love of aviation inspired the writing of Flying Jack. VISIT Jack Fetsko’s airport, SPITFIRE AERODROME

Flying Jack on display in bookstore

Kathye signs Flying Jack at the American Helicopter Museum in West Chester, PA


The author in front of  an H21 helicopter restored and dedicated to the memory of Paul Andrew Fetsko, helicopter mechanic and one of Kathye’s brothers.


About the author


KATHYE FETSKO PETRIE grew up in a family with a pilot father, a book-loving mother, and six brothers and sisters. Kathye was just about born wanting to be a writer and is so happy she is living her dream. She tells people to “never stop trying” and their dreams will come true, too.

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Flying Jack by Kathye Fetsko Petrie; $15.95; HARDCOVER; Age Level: 03-UP; ISBN:1563979713;  Author: Petrie, Kathye Fetsko; Foreword: Lindbergh, Reeve; Illustrator: Mahoney, Paula J.;  Publisher: Boyds Mills Press; Publication Date: September 2003; Language: English; Illustrations: Color and b&w;  Pages: 32; Children's Book Type: Picture Book; Publisher: Boyds Mills Press, 815 Church Street, Honesdale, PA  18431, Tel. 570-253-1166 Fax: 570-253-0179.

"Flying Jack's story has in it all the romance and adventure of the early flying days.  It shows, too, how much you can accomplish with the help of people who love you, and how important it is, all your life, to hold on to your dreams." Reeve Lindbergh, children’s book author and daughter of aviators and writers Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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Author Kathye Fetsko Petrie PHOTO by Michael  Petrie

Kathye is a proud member of the Young Writers’ Day workshop program and is available for school talks and signings. You can email her at kpwriting at comcast dot net

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Flying Jack may be purchased online at Indiebound.com or other online bookshops. In the Philadelphia area Flying Jack is available at Children’s Book World & Chester County Book & Music Company.http://www.indiebound.org/book/9781563979712http://www.childrensbookworld.net/http://www.ccbmc.com/shapeimage_3_link_0shapeimage_3_link_1shapeimage_3_link_2