"Jake O'Shawnasey" written by Stephen Cosgrove and illustrated by Robin James. Published by Grolier Enterprises Inc., copyright 1975. From the Serendipity Book Series.
All Jake, the Irish seagull, wants to do is fly, but no matter how he flaps his wings he is unable to flutter away.
Aided by an owl, Jake learns that it is about confidence, believing in your self. Now he can fly, but he hasn't the confidence to land.
Hard cover children's book in good condition no rips, tears, or writing with a nice cover.