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King of the Sky


Original price was: ฿440.Current price is: ฿396.


Publication Date         2017
Age Display               4-8 years
Publisher                   Walker Books
Author                      Nicola Davies
Format                      Hardcover
Pages                       48
ISBN                         9781406379198


In this tale of a young boy, an old man, and a dauntless pigeon, a lyrical text and extraordinary illustrations offer a gorgeous meditation on loneliness, belonging, and home. A young Italian boy has moved to the Welsh hills with his family. He feels isolated and unhappy, a stranger in a strange land. It is only when he makes an unlikely friend, an old man who lets him fly one of his pigeons in a race, that he learns how he can belong. Nicola Davies’s beautiful story — an immigrant’s tale with powerful resonance in our troubled times — is illustrated by an artist who makes the world anew with every picture.