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The Lion & The Mouse

byJerry Pinkney

Picture Books | September 1, 2009

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The Caldecott Award-winning andNew York Timesbestselling fable of compassion and kindness retold by acclaimed artist Jerry Pinkney.

In award-winning artist Jerry Pinkney's wordless adaptation of one of Aesop's most beloved fables, an unlikely pair learn that no act of kindness is ever wasted. After a ferocious lion spares a cowering mouse that he'd planned to eat, the mouse later comes to his rescue, freeing him from a poacher's trap. With vivid depictions of the landscape of the African Serengeti and expressively-drawn characters, Pinkney makes this a truly special retelling, and his stunning pictures speak volumes.
Jerry Pinkney is one of the most heralded children's book illustrators of all time. He has the rare distinction of being the recipient of five Caldecott Honors and the winner of the 2010 Caldecott medal forThe Lion and the Mouse, and has since created two companion picture books:The Tortoise & the HareandThe Grasshopper & the Ants. He ...
Title:The Lion & The MouseFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:40 pages, 11.5 × 9.75 × 0.4 inPublished:September 1, 2009Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316013560

ISBN - 13:9780316013567

Appropriate for ages: 4


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stunning good story and great art. Loved it, highly recommended.
Date published: 2017-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Work of Art This book is gorgeous. the illustrations are breath taking. A must for any art lover.
Date published: 2011-08-13

Editorial Reviews

"An attractive take on the familiar folktale, particularly appropriate for groups."-The Horn Book