The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (Hardcover)
Dial Books, 9780803735118, 32pp.
Publication Date: January 19, 2012
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Praise For The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind…
"[An] inspiring story of curiosity and ingenuity."
"This book will appeal to adults eager to impart an uplifting Third World human-interest story, but it is also sure to resonate with children who will simply love the curiosity, resilience and resourcefulness of this doughty African youth."
-Wall Street Journal
"A powerful, gorgeously illustrated children's picture book."
-The Boston Globe
"This is a dynamic portrait of a young person whose connection to the land, concern for his community, and drive to solve problems offer an inspiring model."
-School Library Journal
"Zunon illustrates handsomely, with contrasting cut-paper-collage details and broad, sere landscapes painted in visibly textured oils."
"This picture book in accessible free verse will draw kids who love to construct their own engineering gadgets."