The Little Waterloo by

The Little Waterloo

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The Little Waterloo by

June 1815. Everything seems quiet in the countryside around Waterloo. In Brussels the Dutchess of Richmond holds a ball the night of the 15th. But what is happening? The French are coming. There is the Battle of Quatre-Bras and of Ligny. It is pouring down with rain the following day. Around 11:30, the Hougoumont farm is attacked, then it's Papeolotte and Haie Sainte's turn...The cavalry intervenes: charge! Who are the heroes of the last stand? Meeting with Napoleon, Ney, Wellington, Bucher in their headquarters. Did the Battle of Waterloo change the history of Europe? Who built the Lion's Mound and what does it mean?

About the Author

Catherine de Duve is an art historian and painter who worked at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium. She designed her first interactive work for children in 1999, a review of James Ensor. She went on as an editor and author to pursue children's art publishing in 2000. Catherine de Duve has written more than thirty books of children's art for Kate'Art Editions, Alice Edition (Brussels), Hatier (Paris) and The Birdcage (USA).

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32 pages


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Happy Museum an imprint of Kate art edition

Publication date

4th June 2015



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