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King of the Sky

Written by Nicola Davies and illustrated by Laura Carlin
Published by Candlewick
Goodreads Rating - 3.8 / 5.0
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Target Age
48
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Publisher Summary

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.

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  • 2017 New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book Award

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
0763695688
ISBN 13:
9780763695682
Publication Date:
June 13, 2017