Anton and the Battle by Ole Konnecke

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Starring Anton from Anton Can Do Magic (an USBBY winner and ReadBoston Award finalist), this is another funny, child-centered picture book, full of imagination. Anton and his friend Luke fight an epic battle to be declared the strongest—but will they be outdone by a puppy?

About Ole Konnecke

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Ole K nnecke was born in 1961 and spent his childhood in Sweden. He now works as a freelance illustrator in Hamburg, Germany. He has won the Jugendb cher prize for children's illustration 2004 and the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis (German Youth literature prize) 2005.
Published January 1, 2013 by 21st Century. 32 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books.

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Little boys and their (imaginary) toys make for a very real story of rivalry and friendship.

Feb 13 2013 | Read Full Review of Anton and the Battle

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First published in Germany, this companion to Könnecke’s Anton Can Do Magic (2011) digs in deeper, as Anton and a friend/rival named Luke engage in a festival of one-upmanship. “I can carry a whole pi

Jan 21 2013 | Read Full Review of Anton and the Battle

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