Tony’s Wheels is a new picture book authored by Mila Bongco-Philipzig and illustrated by Michael Parillas. The story is of a boy with polio from the Philippines who becomes a Canadian para-athlete at a national level. It is based on the true story of Antonio Flores, who has been appointed the first Advocate for Persons with Disabilities in Alberta.
The book can be pre-ordered at http://www.anakpublishing.ca/TonysWheels.html where you can also preview some of the pages.
People in Edmonton can avoid shipping and handling by clicking on the “Free Pickup” button. The books will be available in Edmonton around the first week of February.
For more information on Antonio Flores, please visit: