Lion, Lion (Hardcover)
Balzer + Bray, 9780062271044, 32pp.
Publication Date: September 30, 2014
For fans of Ezra Jack Keats, this perfect read-aloud is a timeless story featuring plenty of animals!
A little boy is looking for Lion. Lion is looking for lunch.
And so our story begins. But look closely. . . . In this tale, nothing is quite as it seems!
Children will delight in this classic picture book with a mischievous twist.
Praise For Lion, Lion…
“Sly, dark humor for little ones—at its best.”
“With plenty of chuckle-worthy illustrations and a simple but enjoyable story, this should work well in storytimes or for one-on-one reading.”
“Amusing…[with] a Sendakian flair...An excellent way to introduce younger listeners to the deliberate subversion of expectations.”
“A killer combination of twisty wordplay, kid-perfect watercolors and characters that demand funny voices, Lion, Lion is a read aloud sure to leave your audience delighted and you just a little hoarse.”
“Beautiful pencil and watercolor illustrations give this book an old-fashioned feel, and the story will keep readers on the edge of their seat. . . . With sophisticated humor and an ingenious twist, this story begs to be read and reread.”