King of the Sky by Nicola Davies

King of the Sky by Nicola Davies

King of the Sky by Nicola Davies is a touching picture book that promotes themes of belonging, friendship, immigration, loneliness, moving and patience.
 
A lonely, Italian boy moves to the Welsh countryside. He develops an unexpected friendship with an old man who races pigeons. This new friendship helps him feel like he is no longer a stranger and that he belongs in his new home. “Just one thing reminded me of home… It was Mr Evans’ pigeons in their loft behind my house, cooing as if they strutted in St. Peter’s Square in Rome.”
King of the Sky by Nicola Davies
Illustrator: Laura Carlin
Publisher: Walker Books (2017)
ISBN: 9781406348613

Teaching Resources: King of the Sky

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Books by Nicola Davies & Laura Carlin​

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