Andy And The Lion by James DaughertyAndy And The Lion by James Daugherty

Andy And The Lion

byJames Daugherty

Paperback | March 1, 1989

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A Caldecott Honor Book

While walking to school one day, Andy meets a lion and soon makes a new friend. A tale of gratitude and helping out our neighbors, children of all ages will love this retelling of the classic folktale “Androcles and the Lion.”
Born in 1889 in North Carolina, James Henry Daugherty studied art in Washington, DC, Philadelphia, and Europe. The author started his career doing advertising drawings in New York City. Soon afterward, he moved on to illustrating magazines, including the New Yorker, and painting large murals. He came into his own writing and illustrati...
Title:Andy And The LionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 8.88 × 7.13 × 0.21 inPublished:March 1, 1989Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140502777

ISBN - 13:9780140502770

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12


Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Must-Read for young book lovers! A Caldecott Honor title, this is a charming and touching story of a young boy whose library visit and imagination send him on a wonderful meeting with the lion he reads about. The boy and the lion bond in an act of kindness. Written in 1938, the unique illustrations provide a further insightful glimpse of life at that time.
Date published: 2000-08-23

From Our Editors

In this retelling of Androcles and the Lion, Andy meets a lion on the way to school and wins his friendship for life by removing a thorn from his paw