King For a Day

Ability, Disability & Ableism
Bullying Awareness & Prevention
People, Identity & Culture
Author(s):
Rukhsana Khan
Illustrator(s):
Christiane Krömer
Age Group:
6-10
Publisher:
Lee & Low Books
ISBN:
978-1600606595
Year:
Ability, Disability & Ableism
Bullying Awareness & Prevention
People, Identity & Culture

The spring festival of Basant is here and the city of Lahore, Pakistan is alive with feasts, parties and kite-flying battles. On this special day, Malik will test his skills with Falcon, the small, powerful kite he has built for speed. This is Malik’s chance to be king of Basant: the best kite fighter. This book is about the traditional sport of kite fighting and a determined boy who masters the sport while finding his own way to face and overcome life’s challenges.

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