This wonderful book tells the story of the Aerial Experiment Association (A.E.A) founded by Alexander Graham Bell and his wife, Mabel Bell. Through a lyrical poem, the author takes the readers along with a friendly little mouse and teaches them about experiments leading to the creation of the aircraft that achieved the first powered flight in Canada, the Silver Dart. Hardcover. 28 pages.
Available in French here
My daughter was the guest speaker at her 4 year old's school class this morning for story time. His choice for her to read was the Fantastic Flight of the Silver Dart, and when she was finished several of the kids said that they loved it. Can't do better than that for such a tough audience.