The Cowardly Lion (Paperback)

By Bingbo, Jianming Zhou (Illustrator)

Starfish Bay Publishing, 9781760360221, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2016

List Price: 9.99*
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“The Cowardly Lion” is a beautiful heartwarming tale about friendship and the importance of courage and loyalty. An unfortunate lion Telulu keeps running away from other creatures, getting physically smaller and smaller each time – until he’s the size of a mouse. With the forest animals cheering lion on, he faces his fears and returns to normal size with the mouse still his closest friend.

About the Author

Award-winning Chinese authorBingbo Zhaohas published more than 370 children's stories, and has won over fifty awards for his work, including the Chinese National Award for Outstanding Children s Literature twice, the Soong Ching Ling Children s Literature Award, and the Bing Xin Children s Literature Award. His writing style is lyrical and delicate. Bingbo now teaches children's literacy in China as well as continuing to write and publish his work."

Praise For The Cowardly Lion

“Pre-schoolers would enjoy this tale about a loyal friendship which turns a cowardly lion into a hero. They would appreciate the expressive illustrations of many different jungle creatures and the lyrical prose.” —GrownUps New Zealand