From master storyteller and four-time Caldecott Honor Book Artist Lionni comes a tale about Tico, a little bird born without wings, who one day is granted his dearest wish. This vintage book is reissued with the original sumptuous gold ink. Full color.A classic fable encouraging generosity and individuality, from four-time Caldecott Honor-winner Leo Lionni. Tico, a little bird born without wings, is one day granted his dearest wish. But the wings he gets are made of gold and his bird friends turn against him. "You think you are better than we are," they say. What Tico does with his golden feathers-and the important lesson he learns-is a fable that children will take to their hearts.