Can a general who was once ruthless learn to spread peace and love? A stunning new edition of Michael Foreman's debut picture book. (All ages) There once was a general who fell off his horse, only to discover the beauty of flowers and nature. From that day on, he vowed to change the world around him by embracing peace. Created in 1961 -- and retaining the essence of that decade -- this picture book illustrated by three-time Kate Greenaway Medal winner Michael Foreman is lovingly restored in a beautiful edition sure to appeal to longtime fans and new readers alike.
Janet Charters studied painting in Poole, Dorset, and London, England. THE GENERAL was her first picture book. She now lives in London. Michael Foreman created THE GENERAL to impress potential freelance employers while he was still at art college. It became his first published book. One of the foremost illustrators of his generation, Michael Foreman lives in London.