The Resource King of the sky, Nicola Davies ; illustrated by Laura Carlin

King of the sky, Nicola Davies ; illustrated by Laura Carlin

Label
King of the sky
Title
King of the sky
Statement of responsibility
Nicola Davies ; illustrated by Laura Carlin
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A powerful and beautifully illustrated story about migration and the meaning of home, from the award-winning team behind The Promise. A breathtaking new picture book by children's author Nicola Davies, illustrated by Laura Carlin, winner of the Bratislava Illustration Biennale and the Bologna Ragazzi Prize for Illustration. Starting a new life in a new country, a young boy feels lost and alone - until he meets an old man who keeps racing pigeons. Together they pin their hopes on a race across Europe and the special bird they believe can win it: King of the Sky. Nicola Davies' beautiful story - an immigrant's tale with a powerful resonance in our troubled times - is illustrated by an artist who makes the world anew with every picture. A musical adaptation of King of the Sky has already met with success on the stage, shown two years running at the Hay Festival and due to tour Welsh theatres next spring
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Davies, Nicola
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Carlin, Laura Forbes
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Immigrant children
  • Racing pigeons
  • Older men
  • Friendship
Target audience
preschool
Label
King of the sky, Nicola Davies ; illustrated by Laura Carlin
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 x 29 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781406348613
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
King of the sky, Nicola Davies ; illustrated by Laura Carlin
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 x 29 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781406348613
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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