Explore Books About Kites

With the Kids and Kites Festival around the corner, there's never been a better time to explore the science and history of kite making. 

Did you know that kites were invented in ancient China? Discover the history of these beautiful flying contraptions in Kites, which includes instructions for making your very own kite!

Join overlooked and underappreciated Princess Djeow Seow—whose name means "the smallest one"—in The Emperor and the Kite as she uses kites, quick thinking and a little ingenuity to solve a big problem. This Caldecott Honor book uses gorgeous patterned illustrations to put a fresh spin on a traditional princess story.
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