In English: When the Circus Comes to Town
From the publisher:
In this delirious, colorful tale, Wilfrid Lupand and Stéphane Fert invite the youngest readers (and their parents) to consider the questions of freedom of expression, censorship, and authority.
Meet General George Poutche: what he loves is ORDER! Order AND medals! When one fine day a circus comes to town, with its acrobats and its big top full of strange characters -- all different, all bizarre -- it doesn't please him at all. The general determines to keep an eye on them. Before long there's a big parade -- of arrests. The show turns sour, until the arrival of a clown with a cream pie...