The Flying Flea, Callie and Me (Paperback)
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Short Description for The Flying Flea, Callie and Me Young Gray gets a chance to prove himself when a family of mockingbirds fliessouth, leaving the youngest bird, Flea, behind. Gray devises a daring plan toinstill bravery in Flea.
- Published: 01 September 1999
- Format: Paperback 96 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780671039684 ISBN 10: 0671039687
- Sales rank: 766,646
Full description for The Flying Flea, Callie and Me
Who ever heard of a cat that didn't eat birds? The house people had picked me out of my litter to be a mouser. Callie was getting too old for the job. So it was mine. But I didn't plan on getting dive-bombed by a mockingbird building her nest...or adopting the baby who fell out. No joke! I'm a cat, but I do "not" eat birds. Mice, yes. Birds, no. Flea -- that's what I named her -- couldn't even fly. She was so scared when she toppled onto my head that she said, "Eat me...it's quicker than starving to death." She was pathetic. I had to help her. The first step was protecting Flea -- and me -- from the monster rats in the barn ("that's" saying a mouthful!) and Bullsnake under the woodpile. Next, Callie and I had to teach Flea to fly. After all, how could she stay up North with us when her bird family was flying to Florida. I'm not a Florida kind of cat. It's just too hot for us furry types. I know I'll miss my Flea. But she'll come back -- after she's seen the world!