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The lion & the mouse

Author: Jerry Pinkney; Aesop.
Publisher: New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company Books for Young Readers, [2009] ©2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
In this wordless retelling of an Aesop fable set in the African Serengeti, an adventuresome mouse proves that even small creatures are capable of great deeds when she rescues the King of the Jungle.

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Genre/Form: Folklore
Caldecott Medal books
Wordless picture books
Pictorial works
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Folklore Juvenile literature
Pictorial works Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Pinkney; Aesop.
ISBN: 9780316013567 0316013560 9781451770568 1451770561 9781406332049 1406332046 9780329771317 0329771310
OCLC Number: 263604760
Notes: "The full-color artwork for this book has been prepared using pencil, watercolor, and colored pencils on paper. The text was set in Old Claude LP, and the display type was hand-lettered"--Colophon.
Awards: Caldecott Medal, 2010
Horn Book Fanfare List, 2010
American Library Association Notable Children's Books, 2010.
Target Audience: 004-008.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 29 cm
Other Titles: Lion and the mouse
Responsibility: Jerry Pinkney.
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A stunning, wordless version of one of Aesop's best-loved fables, from one of America's most acclaimed artists.  Read more...


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This exquisite book is inspired by Kenya's Serengeti, and from its end pieces, teeming with animals, to its close-ups of life as seen by mice and insects, it is a golden gift. * The Times * Wordless, Read more...

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