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The Snow Lion

Jim Helmore, Richard Jones (Illustrator)


List Price: 17.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Imagination and play blend with magic in this beautiful, reassuring story about shyness, moving, and making friends. From the author-illustrator team behind Paper Planes.

★ "A well-crafted tale about healthy adaptation to new environs merges with superb artwork." ―Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW

After moving to a new home, Caro wishes she had a friend, but she's too shy to meet the neighborhood kids.

With a little imagination, however, Caro finds the Snow Lion. Together, they have all kinds of fun racing, climbing, and playing hide-and-seek. But when the boy next door asks Caro to come play, Caro isn't so sure. Then, the Snow Lion has an idea

This powerful, yet gentle story by Jim Helmore, gorgeously illustrated by Richard Jones, celebrates the comfort of an imaginary friend amid a tale of moving and loneliness. Ideal for social emotional learning collections.

Also available from Jim Helmore and Richard Jones:
Paper Planes

Peachtree Publishing Company, 9781682630488, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2018