King for A Day

King for A Day

Book - 2013
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"Even though he is confined to a wheelchair, a Pakistani boy tries to capture the most kites during Basant, the annual spring kite festival, and become "king" for the day. Includes an afterword about the Basant festival"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Lee and Low Books, Incorporated, 2013.
ISBN: 9781600606595
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,colour illustrations ;,28 cm.
Additional Contributors: Kromer, Christiane - Illustrator


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Mar 16, 2018

I loved this book. The illustrations are stunning & I love that the protagonist is in a wheelchair. While this is clear from the illustrations, it's not a direct focus of the story. The story also focuses on bullying. Get this one for your kids, 1st grade & up.

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