|Author:||Iva Fany Vyhnánková|
|Published:||2011, Czech Republic|
The Capybara that Wanted to Fly is a heartwarming story about unbreakable friendship between animals from Amazonia. The main character, Kuku the young capybara, becomes friends with Shadow the caiman, for which he is alienated by his elders. He sets out for a journey to bring peace into the forest and follows the footsteps of a legendary flying capybara called Zu the Great who brought peace and united all animals in the ancient times. What awaits him on the dangerous journey, what places he visits, who he meets, what he learns and if he manages to accomplish his goal and stay friends with Shadow... all that and more you will find in this beautiful book.
The book is full of captivating full-color illustrations of the rainforest animals, fantastic creatures and breathtaking landscapes, ranging from small illustrations to double page scenes.
The author, Iva Fany Vyhnánková is currently a 2nd year student of the Faculty of Education at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. Her earlier works include a children book Froddy, the Friend from Prehistory (Portál 2006), coloring book and papercrafts for the Czech Geological Survey, illustrations for children magazines and webcomics Dragon Heroes and Asheron. More info you will find at her main website FanyArt.com.