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The Lion & the Mouse

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 19,119 Ratings and 2,758 Reviews

Book Description
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 charac... More
Book Information
PublisherLittle, Brown and Company Books for Young Readers
BindingHardcover (5 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages40
ISBN-100316013560
ISBN-13978-0316013567
Publication Date09/01/2009
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About Jerry Pinkney (Author) : Jerry Pinkney is a published adapter, author, and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Jerry Pinkney include Goin' Someplace Special, Undersea Animals: A Dramatic Dimen... more
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3/5/2010 Rosie Martindale said: I just explored this book with my daughter at Barnes and Nobles last night. She wanted me to "read" it again! I did! It is almost a wordless book, with captivating illustrations which sparkle and glow!
tags: Inspired me

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1/22/2010 Tiffany Turrill said: Amazing watercolors. Pinkney's ability to draw... well... ANYTHING, and give it vibrant fluid watercolor, is breathtaking. :)

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