Stewart is a stork who has been adopted by the Pelican family. He has faced many challenges. Stewart realizes that he does not look like his siblings and has endured teasing by the seagulls. Stewart has also dealt with his own feelings of low self esteem. There are even times that Stewart hasn't heard truthfully what others have said about him. This is a story of Stewart finding out that he is not a dork, like he has been led to believe, but truly a worthwhile stork. This book shares the agony one feels when dealing with being different, bullied, or just not feeling they measure up. 20-page children's picture book. Written by Joan Sayers Illustrated by Jerry Langmaid.
Joan is a retired secretary and lives with her husband on a small family farm in Michigan. She has a love for children and for reading. She has written poetry for several years. She loves to spend time with her grandchildren reading books and singing silly songs. While this is her first written book, she has told stories to children for many years. When Joan discovered that many people related to Stewart the Stork, she decided it was time to share his story.