About this book
A magical tale about 2 boys born under the same silver moon. One is the son of the sultan, the other the son of a gardener. From the award-winning author and former Children's Laureate, it's a fable about the dangers of overeating and the need for exercise to keep healthy. Ages: 7+
In a hot, faraway land, two baby boys are born under the same silver moon: Haroun, the son of the sultan, and Akil, the son of the gardener. As children they play together until one day Haroun has to learn princely ways. He is waited on hand and foot and all he can do is eat, so every day he eats more and more and grows bigger and bigger.