Hoover, a crotchety old barn owl, makes a surprising discovery while searching for a much-needed meal. He finds Robbie, a young robin, alone in a nest. Robbie’s family has flown south for the winter, leaving him behind. Nosy Hoover must find out how this happened, and how Robbie has survived without his parents. A special friendship develops between Hoover and Robbie and the story unfolds. Flying Lessons is a story about finding freedom through facing your fears, and realizing that helping someone, even with the best of intentions, doesn’t always help them learn the lessons of life.