The Little Lame Prince
Cruel Osvaldo rules El Cordoba - keeping the people poor and unhappy. The true heir to the throne, Francisco, has been banished to a tower. Orphaned and crippled when he was very young, Francisco grows up unaware that he should be king. But one day he discovers his true idenity.
Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Family member death; Legal guardianship; Physical disability; death of a mother; death of a father; fairy godmother looking after godchild; wheelchair user; paraplegia
ward of the state
Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, Tenth Edition, 1993
Bulletin Blue Ribbons, 1990 Picture Book
Kirkus Book Review Stars, 1990
pigs; castle; king; prince; royalty; evil uncle; abuse of power
Wells, Rosemary, "The Little Lame Prince" (1990). Diverse Families. 1583.