Green Lizards vs Red Rectangles

Steve Antony

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Hodder Children's Books

9781444920116
32
Synopsis

A brave and thought-provoking picture book about war and peace, from the creator of the much-loved Mr Panda series.

The green lizards and the red rectangles are at war. No one can remember why, but they fight and fight... Until one day, a little red rectangle decides to speak up. Can lizards and rectangles find a way to overcome their differences and live peacefully together?

Accessible for even the youngest readers, this is the perfect book to start conversations about learning to get along with each other.

Steve Antony is the winner of the Evening Standard Oscar's First Book Prize. He's been nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal and shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize.

In the media
A visually entertaining story of war and peace

Kirkus

A unique picture book with a thought-provoking message

School Library Journal

Steve Antony has taken a serious and sombre subject and made it into a picture book which handles the concept of war with sensitivity and compassion.

Parents In Touch

Playful and bold as its treatment is, this book offers an easy, safe means to talk about the idea of war

The Guardian