Grumpy Little King

Grumpy Little King

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The little king was always grumpy. 'I am fed up with being the little king of a tiny nation!' he shouted. 'I want to rule over an enormous country and be famous!' So the little king decided to start a war. But it didn't quite work out the way he planned...Michel Streich's witty text and amusing illustrations make this a perfect picture book for parents and children to share. An engaging and thought-provoking story about conflict, exposing the foolishness of war with a light more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 180 x 270 x 8mm | 300g
  • Allen & Unwin
  • Sydney, Australia
  • English
  • chiefly col. Illustrations
  • 1742375723
  • 9781742375724
  • 344,763

Review quote

"Streich's narrative carries you along and rapidly sketches a psychology of war so simple it makes young readers giggle and frown...Streich gives us meaty storytelling." "The New York Times""show more

About Michel Streich

Michel Streich was born in Germany. He worked as an illustrator in London for several years, before basing himself in Sydney in 2000. Michel has contributed drawings to a variety of magazines and newspapers, and has illustrated many educational books for publishers, mainly in Germany, but also in Britain and the United more

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27 ratings
3.81 out of 5 stars
5 30% (8)
4 41% (11)
3 19% (5)
2 4% (1)
1 7% (2)
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