The Lion and the Mouse
Publication Date: September 29, 1998
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"Little Mouse. Big Lion. Big, big trouble. Who will save the mouse? Who will save the lion?" This simple retelling of the classic Aesop fable will be a treat for kids and their parents as an adventurous mouse proves that even small creatures are capable of great deeds--like rescuing the King of the Jungle. With big, bold illustrations by Lisa McCue and large type, this Early Step into Reading book is perfect for kids just beginning to learn how to read.
In addition to the Black Cat Club series, Jane Manning has also illustrated This Little Piggy for HarperFestival. She lives in Deep River, CT.
Aesop (620 560 BC) was a slave in ancient Greece who is known only for the genre of fables that are ascribed to him.
In the past 30 years, Lisa McCue has illustrated more than 175 books for children. Lisa s artwork also appears on fabrics, greeting cards, gift tins, wrapping papers, home decor and clothing. She was born in Brooklyn and now lives in Annapolis, Maryland. When she isn t drawing, she can be found on the water racing her sailboat or in the mountains skiing. She loves to read, sew, and bead and is involved in fundraising for ALS.