Philip the pig learns to fly with the help of a wise old owl. He goes off to find adventure around the world.
Philip the pig wants to be famous, he doesn't want to be an ordinary pig. He asks his friends what he can do but is left downhearted when Daisy the cow says that he will never be famous. Feeling low Philip wanders into the woods, where he meets an owl. The owl teaches Philip how to fly like an aeroplane, so that he can indeed become famous. Philip eventually joins a circus, where he becomes the star attraction. His fame however does not go down well with the chimpanzee's trainer. He comes up with a plan to destroy Philip being the star of the show. Does he succeed? The only way to find out is to read the story.