The Stone Lion by Bill SlavinThe Stone Lion by Bill Slavin

The Stone Lion

byBill Slavin

Paperback | January 14, 2003

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A magical, medieval coming?of?age story of a country boy apprenticed to a silversmith in a cathedral town. The boy misses his faroff home, especially his ailing grandmother. But soon he discovers the extraordinary stone lion atop the cathedral's bell tower, and, perched upon the lion's back, he can glimpse his distant village. On one suspenseful night, the boy learns the secret shared by the stone lion and his grandmother, and he travels to her bedside to comfort her on her final journey.
Bill Slavin was born in Belleville, Ontario and has been drawing since he can remember. He attended Sheridan College in Oakville where he studied Cartooning and Graphic Story Illustration. Bill has worked in and around the publishing industry since 1979, working for many years as art director/illustrator/layout artist for a small publi...
Title:The Stone LionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.39 inPublished:January 14, 2003Publisher:Red Deer PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0889951543

ISBN - 13:9780889951549

Appropriate for ages: 4

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"...It's gentle and lovely story of devotion and possibility, enhanced by Slavin's exquisite watercolor illustrations.... This wonderful offering will whet your appetite for Slavin's future projects". -- NAPRA Review