Lazy Lion

by Mwenye Hadithi
Illustrator Adrienne Kennaway

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Lazy Lion orders the animals to build him a house on the African plain.



The Weaver Birds build him a house of nest grasses and palm leaves, but Lazy Lion is too heavy to reach the door. The Ant Bears build him a house with many rooms and caverns, but it is so dark Lion can''t see anything.



The animals do their best to please Lion, but he is very difficult to please. Will he ever find a home?

This is the story of how Lazy Lion found his home on the great African plain.

Format: Mass Market Paperbound

Dimensions: 32 pages, 8.49 × 10.2 × 0.11 in

Publisher: Hachette Children's

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0340565659

ISBN - 13: 9780340565650

Found in: Reference and Language
Appropriate for ages: 5

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Lazy Lion

by Mwenye Hadithi
Illustrator Adrienne Kennaway

Format: Mass Market Paperbound

Dimensions: 32 pages, 8.49 × 10.2 × 0.11 in

Publisher: Hachette Children's

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0340565659

ISBN - 13: 9780340565650

About the Book

A lazy and demanding lion orders the animals of his kingdom to build him a house before the Big Rain comes, but he's unsatisfied with the results.

From the Publisher

Lazy Lion orders the animals to build him a house on the African plain.



The Weaver Birds build him a house of nest grasses and palm leaves, but Lazy Lion is too heavy to reach the door. The Ant Bears build him a house with many rooms and caverns, but it is so dark Lion can''t see anything.



The animals do their best to please Lion, but he is very difficult to please. Will he ever find a home?

This is the story of how Lazy Lion found his home on the great African plain.

About the Author

Author: Mwenye Hadithi was born in Nairobi in a rambling brick and wood house surrounded by ten acres. His early life was full of animals. He attended London University, studying languages and foreign literature. When his first attempts at short stories and radio plays were sold immediately, he decided to be the next great African Writer.

Illustrator: Adrienne Kennaway moved from Kenya to London when she was 15 to study at the Ealing School of Art. Later she attended L''Academia de Belle Arte in Rome. It was on her return to Kenya that she began illustrating the picture books that have made her well known.

Editorial Reviews

The clear colourful illustrations make this book a joy for reader and listener alike.-Child Education

Appropriate for ages: 5