King Of Rome

by Dave Sudbury

King Of Rome

  • ISBN-13: 9781894965941
  • Author(s): Dave Sudbury
  • Illustrated by: Hans Saefkow
  • Subject: Poetry (Children's / Teenage)|Children's, young adult & educational
  • Publisher: Simply Read Books
  • Imprint: Simply Read Books
  • Publication Date: 11-03-2010
  • Format: h/b

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Beautifully illustrated by Hans Saefkow, Dave Sudbury's famous song tells the story of Charlie Hudson, a working-class man who raised racing pigeons in Derby. In 1913, he entered one of his pigeons in a race from Rome to England. On the day of the race, a storm came up and all the pigeons disappeared - all except for Charlie's pigeon, which went on to international stardom and became known as the King of Rome'.'
About the book

Beautifully illustrated by Hans Saefkow, Dave Sudbury's famous song tells the story of Charlie Hudson, a working-class man who raised racing pigeons in Derby. In 1913, he entered one of his pigeons in a race from Rome to England. On the day of the race, a storm came up and all the pigeons disappeared - all except for Charlie's pigeon, which went on to international stardom and became known as the King of Rome'.'