Remember Me
OR

 
King of Rome
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TYPE
AGE
Children's - Grade 1-2, Age 6-7 
READABILITY
1.8 
PAGES
32 p. ; 
PUBLISHER
$15.26
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School And Library
ISBN 9781894965941
Publisher Summary
Charlie Hudson, an English man who breeds pigeons on his roof, places one pigeon, named the King of Rome, into an international pigeon race against all odds.

In the early 20th century, a man named Charlie Hudson raised racing pigeons in Derby, England. In 1913, he entered his best bird in a race all the way from Rome. A devastating storm came through on the day of the race and all the pigeons disappeared ? all but Charlie Hudson's pigeon, which found international acclaim as the "King of Rome." This lovely picture book follows the true story of Charlie and his amazing pigeon, and the hope they brought to his working class world. Gorgeous pencil and crayon illustrations capture both the era and the sense of flight.
 
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