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by David McKee

Denver Synopsis

Denver is rich - very, very rich. Everyone in the village loves him for his kindness and generosity. But one day a stranger arrives, who breeds discontent by telling the villagers it isn't fair for Denver to have so much more than they do. When Denver hears what has happened, he divides his money equally between everyone. He moves to a new village, where he lives happily and is better appreciated, but for the old villagers life is just not the same without him.

Denver Press Reviews

The illustrations...are superb as one would expect from McKee. -- Elizabeth Schlenther * Books for Keeps * David McKee's books always provide food for thought - a past master at matching a simple text with vivid illustrations. -- Madeline Wheatley * * David McKee uses different perspectives in brilliantly imaginative ways to tell this moving and entertaining story -- Julia Eccleshare * Lovereading * Another colourful and quirky character with a clear moral message within a fun and interesting story. -- Rebecca Carter * The School Librarian * Longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2011 * The CILIP Kate Greenaway Children's Book Award *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781849393898
Publication date: 3rd May 2012
Author: David McKee
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 32 pages
Categories: Picture books,

About David McKee

David McKee's first book was published in 1964. His books are now published in many languages throughout the world, and many of them have been adapted for television. He is one of the leading contemporary children's book creators.

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