The Little Waterloo

The Little Waterloo

by Catherine de Duve (Author)
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The Bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo is coming up! Learn all there is to know about this famous battle with this must-have guide that both parents and children will love!

Waterloo, June 19, 1815 …
It has rained all night … What is Napoleon doing ? Who are the Allies ?
Meet Wellington and Blücher !
What will happen at Hougoumont, Haie Sainte and Papelotte farms ?
Imagine the cavalry charges, the blasts from the grand battery.
The village of Plancenoit is on fire ! Where is Marshal Grouchy ?
Who are forming "the last square" ?
Will Wellington defeat his old enemy ?

Relive in family Napoleon's last battle, hour by hour, with this interactive book to find out about history while having fun


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The concept is entertaining and interactive so that children can learn while having fun! You will find throughout the pages some games, observations, thoughts, creations, drawings and art history notions. Thanks to these activities, children will be able to assimilate technical and theoretical notions like “still life”, “watercolors” and “impressionism”, which are sometimes abstract and difficult to understand.

From 4 years old and for the whole family (parents, grandparents and teachers).


Catherine de Duve is an art historian and a painter. She worked for the Royal museums of Belgium’s educational services and created teaching workshops at the Brussels Foundation for Architecture.
In 2000, she launched her own publishing house with a brand new concept. Advised by the director of MAC (Grand Hornu), she created the international collection “Happy Museum”, dedicated to a young audience.
Catherine de Duve is also published by RMN, Hatier and Alice editions, and works with dozens of international museum curators.

Thanks to this ebook, the whole family will learn more about:
• The village of Waterloo
• Napoléon, Wellington, Ney and Blücher
• The phases of the battle
• The Lion of Waterloo

Publication date
June 11, 2015
Page count
Paper ISBN
File size
9 MB