Written by David McKee
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In this masterpiece for all ages, best-selling illustrator David McKee has created a miniature morality tale. The General leads his army into one country after another, subjugating the population and bringing them under his command; they are the Conquerors. Finally, there is just one tiny country left to invade and the General leads his men forth. But here there is no conquest. Instead the soldiers join the people and soon two countries are co-existing rather than fighting. Beautifully understated this nonetheless packs a punch.
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The Conquerors by David McKee
There once was a large country that was ruled by a General. The General would take his army and attack all the countries around him until they were conquered. Eventually, there was only one small country left to conquer. However, this one did not resist but welcomed the soldiers - leading to a quite unexpected result!
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This succinct and warm-hearted parable could not be bettered. - Sunday Times
David McKee is a genius... an outstanding allegory. - The Times
About the Author
Interest Age: To 5
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Andersen Press Ltd
7th July 2005
Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press
Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.
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