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The Lion and the Mouse - Jerry Pinkney
The Lion and the Mouse
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In award-winning artist Jerry Pinkney's wordless adaptation of one of Aesop's most beloved fables, an unlikely pair learn that no act of kindness is ever wasted. After a ferocious lion spares a cowering mouse that he'd planned to eat, the mouse later comes to his rescue, freeing him from a... show more
In award-winning artist Jerry Pinkney's wordless adaptation of one of Aesop's most beloved fables, an unlikely pair learn that no act of kindness is ever wasted. After a ferocious lion spares a cowering mouse that he'd planned to eat, the mouse later comes to his rescue, freeing him from a poacher's trap. With vivid depictions of the landscape of the African Serengeti and expressively-drawn characters, Pinkney makes this a truly special retelling, and his stunning pictures speak volumes.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780316013567 (0316013560)
ASIN: 316013560
Pages no: 40
Edition language: English
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Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog)
Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog) rated it
5.0 The Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney
Genre: Animals / Fantasy / Friendship / Manners / Fable Year Published: 2009 Year Read: 2010 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers “The Lion and the Mouse” is a Caldecott Medal award winning book by the wonderful Jerry Pinkney that is about how a bold lion realizes that the sma...
MatthewHunter
MatthewHunter rated it
One of Aesop's best known fables told wordlessly? Yep! The only "words" are sounds--a roar, the hoot of an owl, the chewing of a mouse. The combination of Pinkney's vivid, facial expression-rich artwork and imitatable sounds worked very well for our toddler. She keeps asking me to read the "lion and...
All of that Nonsense
All of that Nonsense rated it
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Absolutely beautiful artwork that speaks for itself throughout the entire story, and tells a wonderful tale about a twist of fate between a prey and predator.
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
Flat out gorgeous. If Pinkney illustrated the phonebook I'd gaze lovingly at it for hours.
mrsbond
mrsbond rated it
Gorgeous watercolor illustrations tell the tale of the lion and the mouse. Includes Artist's Note.
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