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Pou, who is kind, always polite, well brought up, and a model student, is the target of the bully named Guerrier. Claiming to be big and mean, Guerrier has enemies everywhere: at school, in the alley, on the playground. With his big arms, his shield and imposing physique, he has what it takes to terrorize smaller children. He spreads fear wherever he goes. He believes that he is truly invincible. One day he declares a fight to the finish with Pou, and a ruthless battle ensues.
The text by Gilles Tibo illustrates how reality can often turn nightmarish when a child is picked on at school. The humour and finesse with which the subject is treated make this little tale a formidable weapon for other victims to keep in mind. The illustrations by Bruno St-Aubin are a marvellous complement to the hope-filled story, which shows that violence is far from the best way to settle a conflict.