The Lion and the Mouse (Paperback)
Random House Books for Young Readers, 9780679886747, 32pp.
Publication Date: September 29, 1998
-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.
About the Author
Gail Herman has written many books for children, including easy-to-reads such as Flower Girl, Otto the Cat, What a Hungry Puppy, and Step into Reading's own The Lion and the Mouse and There Is a Town. She has also written has written several biographies and nonfiction books, including Who Was Jackie Robinson? and What Is the World Series? She lives in Newton, Massachusetts. In the past 30 years, Lisa McCue has illustrated more than 175 books for children. Her artwork also appears on fabrics, greeting cards, gift tins, wrapping papers, home decor, and clothing. 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. McCue was born in Brooklyn, NY, and now lives in Annapolis, Maryland.