Lion, Lion

by Miriam Busch

On Sale: 09/30/2014

Lion, Lion

by Miriam Busch

illustrated by Larry Day

On Sale: 09/30/2014

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IndieBound Indie Next List

About the Book

For fans of Ezra Jack Keats, this perfect read-aloud is a timeless story featuring plenty of animals!

A little boy is looking for Lion. Lion is looking for lunch.

And so our story begins. But look closely. . . . In this tale, nothing is quite as it seems!

Children will delight in this classic picture book with a mischievous twist.

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Critical Praise

“Beautiful pencil and watercolor illustrations give this book an old-fashioned feel…the story will keep readers on the edge of their seat. With a trick up his sleeve, our brave hero outwits a…hungry lion. With sophisticated humor and an ingenious twist, this story begs to be read and reread.” - Erin Barker, Hooray for Books!, Alexandria, VA for the Autumn 2014 Indie Next Picks

“Sly, dark humor for little ones—at its best.” - Kirkus Reviews

“With plenty of chuckle-worthy illustrations and a simple but enjoyable story, this should work well in storytimes or for one-on-one reading.” - School Library Journal

“Amusing…[with] a Sendakian flair...An excellent way to introduce younger listeners to the deliberate subversion of expectations.” - Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

“A killer combination of twisty wordplay, kid-perfect watercolors and characters that demand funny voices, Lion, Lion is a read aloud sure to leave your audience delighted and you just a little hoarse.” - NPR

“Beautiful pencil and watercolor illustrations give this book an old-fashioned feel, and the story will keep readers on the edge of their seat. . . . With sophisticated humor and an ingenious twist, this story begs to be read and reread.” - Erin Barker, Hooray for Books!, Alexandria, VA for an Indie Next Pick

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062271044
  • ISBN 10: 0062271040
  • Imprint: Balzer + Bray
  • On Sale: 09/30/2014
  • Pages: 32
  • List Price:21.99 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Lions, Tigers, Leopards, etc.
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship

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