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Louis I : King of the Sheep (Hardcover) (Olivier Tallec)

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Readers will delight in Louis’s increasingly elaborate fantasy of what comes with being a supreme ruler: the pleasures, the responsibilities, the capriciousness. “What’s good for me is good for my people,” thinks King Louis in this clever fable about the randomness and absurdity of power, but also its abuses, and the hidden dangers in a society built on conformity. There’s loads of wit and humor that will appeal to readers of all ages, but will also serve as a basis for discussing experiences of relevance to children, such as bullying and the power games of the playground.

The work of Olivier Tallec has been described as "sensitive,""stunning,""breathtaking," and "beautiful." Tallec was born in France, in 1970. After graduating from the École Supérieure d'Art Graphique in Paris, he worked in advertising as a graphic designer, after which he devoted himself to illustration. Since then he has illustrated more than sixty books.

Louis I, King of the Sheep is a funny philosophical fable about a sheep who finds a crown, and power.
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Olivier Tallec
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 2015
TCIN: 21530438
UPC: 9781592701858
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-3679
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