<br><h3> Chapter One </h3> One day in the town of Better-than-Brown, Cody the Caterpillar crawled on the ground. Eating and inching his way through the day, his spirits were low and the heavens were gray. <p> "I wonder," he said, as he inched up a tree, "if there's more to this life than just branches and leaves." <p> Then right at that moment a bird came along, Beulah Lee Bird with a beautiful song. "I'm from the land of Far Flutterby where God has good plans for his creatures to fly! These plans include you, so have faith and you'll see!" Then Beulah Lee Bird flew off joyfully. <p> Cody the Caterpillar called as she left, "Come back here and tell me! Please don't make me guess!" For what sort of plans could become or begin for a lowly land rover with prickly skin? <p> <i>(Continues...)</i> <p> <!-- copyright notice --> <br></pre> <blockquote><hr noshade size='1'><font size='-2'> Excerpted from <b>Far Flutterby</b> by <b>Karen Kingsbury</b> Copyright © 2011 by Karen Kingsbury. Excerpted by permission of ZONDERVAN. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.<br>Excerpts are provided by Dial-A-Book Inc. solely for the personal use of visitors to this web site.