The Enemy: A Book About Peace

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Schwartz & Wade Books, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
After watching an enemy for a very long time during an endless war, a soldier finally creeps out into the night to the other man's hole and is surprised by what he finds there.

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User Review  - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing

Italian author Davide Cali and French illustrator Serge Bloch join forces in this powerful picture-book examination of the subject of warfare, and the construction (and deconstruction) of the concept ... Read full review

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User Review  - harleybrenton - LibraryThing

Theme is peace and how war is an impersonal, hypocritical, ignorant way to solve a problem. The book portrays soldier in his hole waiting to kill the enemy. The enemy is a monster, but at the end you ... Read full review


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Davide Cali is the author of 12 illustrated books for adults and children, includingI Can’t Wait(illustrated by Serge Bloch), which was an ALA Batchelder Honor Book and also received France’s Baobab Award for Best Children’s Book of the Year. He lives in Genoa, Italy.

Serge Bloch is an artist whose work appears regularly inThe Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune, The New York Times,andThe Los Angeles Times, He recently received a Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators, the ALA Batchelder Honor Award, and France’s Baobab Award for the book he created with Davide Cali,I Can’t Wait. He lives in New York, New York.

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