Skip to main content
Cover for The Lion Inside

The Lion Inside

Rachel Bright, Jim Field (Illustrator)

Hardcover

List Price: 16.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover, Chinese (1/26/2021)

Description

An inspiring story that shows we all have a lion inside of us!

"That day they BOTH learnedThat, no matter your size,We all have a mouseAND a lion inside."A mouse feels small and insecure and determines that what he needs to do is learn how to roar like a lion. He knows he has to act brave when he approaches a lion to learn how. In a hilarious turn of events, the lion is afraid of mice! The mouse comforts the lion, they become friends, and we learn that there's a lion and a mouse inside all of us. The inspiring text by Rachel Bright and the fun, bold illustrations by Jim Field teach young readers an important lesson. Regardless of how big or mighty we are, we can all live our dreams and do what we want to do. Fans of Aesop's "The Lion and the Mouse" will enjoy The Lion Inside!


Praise For The Lion Inside

Praise for Love Monster by Rachel Bright:"A winning picture book by Rachel Bright.... With the Monster, as with many a lonely soul, love arrives when he least expects it in this ultimately happy excursion for 2- to 5-year-olds." -- The Wall Street JournalPraise for Side by Side by Rachel Bright and illustrated by Debi Gliori:"This sweet story about finding a friend brings together all of the adorable elements of woodland creatures with all the woes of finding the perfect companion.... With pleasant rhyme and delightful illustrations, this title will attract young readers." -- School Library Journal"The text is rhymed... the language is pleasing. The penultimate spread of paired-off buddies -- rabbits and foxes and owls and insects -- is an affectionate paean to BFFs and/or couples. This sweet celebration of friendship...." -- Kirkus Reviews

Praise for Love Monster by Rachel Bright:"A winning picture book by Rachel Bright.... With the Monster, as with many a lonely soul, love arrives when he least expects it in this ultimately happy excursion for 2- to 5-year-olds." -- The Wall Street JournalPraise for Side by Side by Rachel Bright and illustrated by Debi Gliori:"This sweet story about finding a friend brings together all of the adorable elements of woodland creatures with all the woes of finding the perfect companion.... With pleasant rhyme and delightful illustrations, this title will attract young readers." -- School Library Journal"The text is rhymed... the language is pleasing. The penultimate spread of paired-off buddies -- rabbits and foxes and owls and insects -- is an affectionate paean to BFFs and/or couples. This sweet celebration of friendship...." -- Kirkus Reviews

Scholastic Press, 9780545873505, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 31, 2016



About the Author

Jim Field is an award-winning illustrator, character designer, and animation director. He has worked on a wide variety of projects, from music videos and title sequences to advertising and books.

His first picture book, Cats Ahoy!, won the Booktrust Roald Dahl Funny Prize and was nominated for the Kate Greenaway award. Since then he has illustrated a string of bestselling, multi-award-winning children's books, including Frog on a Log? and The Lion Inside, as well as young fiction series Rabbit & Bear, middle-grade novels by David Baddiel, and his debut author-illustrator picture book Monsieur Roscoe On Vacation, a bilingual book that introduces first French words. He grew up in Farnborough, UK, worked in London, and now lives in Paris with his wife and young daughter.