For the child who says, "I want to be a pilot when I grow up!" And for any child who wants a gentle behind-the-scenes look at being a pilot.
Pilots fly airplanes! Did you know that there are many different kinds of pilots? When Aunt Ro and I visit the Air Fair, I meet pilots who fly seaplanes, hot air balloons, cargo planes—and more!
I Want to Be a Pilot is part of an I Can Read series that introduces young readers to important community helpers. This Level One I Can Read is perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the short sentences, familiar words, and simple concepts of Level One books support success for children eager to start reading on their own.
For anyone looking for books about community helpers for kids, the I Can Read My Community books are a great choice. The books are bright and upbeat and feature characters who are diverse in terms of gender, race, age, and body type. Kids ages 3-6 will enjoy finding out more about the people who do so much to help all of our communities.
Laura Driscoll is the author of many beginning-reader books, including I Want to Be a Doctor, I Want to Be a Pilot, and other books in this series. She lives in central Connecticut with her husband and two kids.
Born in Bogotá, Colombia, Catalina Echeverri now lives in London with her family. Catalina is never without her sketchbook. She particularly enjoys working on projects that make a positive impact on people’s lives.